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(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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It is aimed at proposing a framework for an epistemology of communication and information that is critical about the cybernetician paradigm in the social sciences.
Medicine competes with a rapidly expanding range of "make over" services including cyberneticians developing chips for implantation.
This is a natural consequence of the 'Law of Requisite Variety' stated by the pioneer cybernetician Ross Ashby: 'only variety can destroy variety' (Ashby, 1956).
With the guidance of Gordon Pask, the British cybernetician and cognitive scientist, the idea was developed that the combination of human being and machine-environment forms a reciprocal learning system, each building his/her/its knowledge from what he/she/it learns about the other.
The great 20th Century cybernetician Heinz von Foester described two metaphorical machines (Von Foerster, 2002).
The great second order cybernetician, Heinz von Foerster put together a collection of his papers and lectures in a book with the title Understanding Understanding.
2) This scheme was inspired by earlier works of the cybernetician Raul Espejo (1993), namely his cybernetic methodology, and the postulate studying content, context and process of change, as formulated by the organization scientist Andrew Pettigrew (1985, p.
He said it pleased him to find another cybernetician at MBS.
Vendryes was undoubtedly an early cybernetician, even if he himself became aware of it only in the 1970's.
My title says that Heinz was a cybernetician before cybernetics.
29) Liapunov's choice of the epithet reflected the nature of the bonds connecting the two men--as cyberneticians and warriors.
In artificial intelligence, it was cyberneticians such as Wiener who got the philosophy right, even as the symbolists appeared to be making far more concrete progress at the time.
Quite aside from references to 'feedback' in The Electronic Revolution, and to the problem of steering in his essay on 'The Limits of Control', references to post-hypnotic suggestion, psychotropic drugs, brain surgery, amongst other things, whilst not cybernetic per se resonate powerfully with the psychiatric interests of cyberneticians.
It is in this sense endogenous, intrinsic or, as the cyberneticians say, a 'self-regulating' or 'self-organising' system.