• WordNet 3.6
    • n cybernetics (biology) the field of science concerned with processes of communication and control (especially the comparison of these processes in biological and artificial systems)
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  • James Schorr
    James Schorr
    “Great leaders understand human behavior rather than the cybernetics of any function.”


In literature:

They're all qualified cybernetics technicians; they can do this work better than this gang we've had to hire here.
"Day of the Moron" by Henry Beam Piper
Slavery is economically unsound; it cannot compete with power-industry, let alone cybernetics and robotics.
"A Slave is a Slave" by Henry Beam Piper
The early cybernetics men, back in the last century, worked that way.
"Security" by Poul William Anderson
Dr. Auerbach was playing around with a chemical approach to cybernetics.
"Sense from Thought Divide" by Mark Irvin Clifton
Her console's so simple anyone with a basic knowledge of computers and cybernetics could figure her out.
"Where I Wasn't Going" by Walt Richmond
I called Cybernetics and told them to put extra restraints in the Conditioning Lab.
"Robots of the World! Arise!" by Mari Wolf
No family should be without a handy-dandy cybernetic!
"The Caves of Fear" by John Blaine
The only time he fails and breaks down is when he ceases to act like the cybernetic machine that he is!
"Human Error" by Raymond F. Jones
It might easily increase the reliance of Earthfolk upon their cybernetic monsters.
"The Ambassador" by Samuel Kimball Merwin
He got interested in neurology from the physics angle toward the end of his life, and contributed a lot to cybernetics.
"Sentiment, Inc." by Poul William Anderson

In news:

Where Self-Improvement Meets Cybernetics .
Adam Jensen's cybernetically enhanced eyes scan the room for patrolling enemies.
DARK HERO OF THE INFORMATION AGE In Search of Norbert Wiener, the Father of Cybernetics.
In any other comic book, a cybernetic secret-agent chicken with epic kung fu skills might be an odd bird.
A cybernetic brain created by Google that is made up of 16,000 computers was let loose on the internet and it honed in on cats.
In the future, when our kids' kids are studying the origins of cybernetic humans, they will learn that one of the first pieces of the anatomy to be invented was the butt .
Kevin Warwick is professor of cybernetics at the University of Reading and the author of "I, Cyborg".

In science:

In Nagib Callaos, Andrzej Izworski, and Juan Manual Pineda, editors, Proceedings of World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (SCI 2001), volume V, pages 84–89, Orlando, USA, July 2001.
Using Tree Automata and Regular Expressions to Manipulate Hierarchically Structured Data
Although firstly introduced by Havrda and Charv´at in the cybernetics theory context it was Tsallis and co–workers who exploited its non–extensive features and placed it in a physical setting.
Information theory and generalized statistics
Kaluznin, L.A. (1959) On Mathematical Problems Algorithmization, Problems of Cybernetics, v. 2, pp. (in Russian) 49.
Mathematical Models in Schema Theory
Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics. von Luxburg, U. and Franz, V. (2007).
A Geometric Approach to Confidence Sets for Ratios: Fieller's Theorem, Generalizations, and Bootstrap
Alexander Iksanov† Faculty of Cybernetics, National T.
A log-type moment result for perpetuities and its application to martingales in supercritical branching random walks