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An introduction to cybernetics

William Ross Ashby

An introduction to cybernetics

by William Ross Ashby

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Published by Chapman & Hall in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cybernetics

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W. Ross Ashby
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ175 .A84 1961, Q310 .A8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 295 p. :
    Number of Pages295
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26550549M

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AN INTRODUCTION TO CYBERNETICS It is divided into three parts. Part I deals with the principles of Mechanism, treating such matters as its representation by a transformation, what is meant by “stability”, what is meant by “feedback”, the various forms of independence that can exist within a mechanism, and how mech- anisms can be Size: 1MB.

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Principia Cybernetica has selected Ashby's "Introduction to Cybernetics" as a classic book that deserved to be published again electronically. The original version has been out of print for many years.

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They introduced exact and logical thinking into the nascent discipline and were highly influential." states that. *immediately available upon purchase as print book shipments may be delayed due to the COVID crisis. ebook access is temporary and does not include ownership of the ebook.

Only valid for books with an ebook version. Springer Reference Works are not : Springer US. These are passages from Ross Ashby masterful book Cybernetics ().

The main purpose of this selection is to stimulate the reading of the full text (or of other relevant books on cybernetics) and to familiarize everybody with the Law of Requisite Variety.

This is a central law for the proper functioning of every mechanical and biological entity. Addeddate Identifier An_Introduction_to_Cybernetics Identifier-ark ark://t0bw02b24 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Pages Ppi Scanner.The book is intended to provide such an introduction.

It starts from common-place and well-understood concepts, and proceeds, step by step, to show how these concepts can be made exact, and how they can be developed until they lead into such subjects as feedback, stability, regulation, ultrastability, information, coding, noise, and other Author: E Van Someren.