Definition of Cybernetics

1. Noun. (biology) the field of science concerned with processes of communication and control (especially the comparison of these processes in biological and artificial systems).

Category relationships: Biological Science, Biology
Generic synonyms: Informatics, Information Processing, Information Science, Ip
Derivative terms: Cybernetic



Definition of Cybernetics

1. Noun. The theory/science of communication and control in the animal and the machine. ¹

2. Noun. The art/study of governing, controlling automatic processes and communication. ¹

3. Noun. Technology related to computers and Internet. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cybernetics

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Medical Definition of Cybernetics

1. That branch of learning which brings together theories and studies on communication and control in living organisms and machines. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cybernetics

cybernationalism
cybernations
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cybernautic
cybernauts
cybernavigation
cybernerd
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cybernetical
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cybernetician
cyberneticians
cyberneticist
cyberneticists
cybernetics (current term)
cybernetwork
cybernetworks
cybernews
cyberoperations
cyberostracism
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cyberpark
cyberpatient
cyberpatients
cyberpayment
cyberpayments
cyberpet
cyberpets

Literary usage of Cybernetics

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Hope for City Government Sa vas ("cybernetics in City Hall," 29 May, p. ... If we do that, then perhaps cybernetics can hold a balance between repression ..."

2. Design and Analysis of Integrated Manufacturing Systems by W. Dale Compton (1988)
"national Conference on Systems, Man, and cybernetics. ... IEEE Transactions Systems, Man, and cybernetics. SMC- 12:451-463. Rouse, WB 1985. ..."

3. The Heart of the Internet: An Insider's View of the Origin and Promise of by Jacques Vallee (2003)
"They find their origin in the very basis of cybernetics. Information Is Control One of the founders of cybernetics, the late Norbert Wiener, defined it as ..."

4. Architecture Goes Wild by Kas Oosterhuis (2002)
"cybernetics is the art of steering. Nicolas Schoffer wanted to put the dynamics ... cybernetics never managed to make convincing inroads into the field of ..."

5. Robot Manipulators: Mathematics, Programming, and Control : the Computer by Richard P. Paul (1981)
"Takase, K., Paul, R., Berg, E. "A Structured Approach to Robot Programming and Teaching," IEEE Trans, on Systems, Man, and cybernetics SMC-11, 4 (Apr. 1981) ..."

6. Sustainable Agriculture Directory of Expertiseby Cynthia Arnold, Betty Blomberg, Ellen Clough, Jim Lukens by Cynthia Arnold, Betty Blomberg, Ellen Clough, Jim Lukens (1997)
"Sustainable Agriculture roles: integrated biological cybernetics, researcher Major areas of Sust. Agric. expertise: integrated biological cybernetics, ..."

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