Cybernetics of the Nervous system (Google eBook)

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Norbert Wiener, J. P. Schade ́
Elsevier, Jan 1, 1965 - Medical - 423 pages
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Contents

Chapter 1 A Tribute to Norbert Wiener
1
Chapter 2 The Problem of Organismic Reliability
9
Chapter 3 Zur Theorie Der Lateralen Nervösen Inhibition im Limulus KomplexAuge
64
Chapter 4 Über Nichtlineare Analogschaltungen Zur Simulierung Biologischer Adaptationsvorgänge
74
Chapter 5 Some Problems in Artificial Intelligence
102
Chapter 6 On Cybernetics Information Processing and Thinking
118
Chapter 7 Information and Psychic Activity
139
Chapter 8 The Kybernetics of Cyclothymia
151
Chapter 14 Pattern Recognition and SelfOrganisation using Wieners Canonical Forms
258
Chapter 15 Solution of Elementary Logical Problems by Animals on the Basis of Extrapolation
280
Chapter 16 Applications of Information Theory and Decision Theory to Human Perception and Reaction
309
Chapter 17 A Minds Eye View of the Brain
321
Chapter 18 Mathematical Models for Verbal Learning
333
Chapter 19 ProbabilityStatistical Model of the Brain Organisation
350
Chapter 20 An Outline of the Development of a Neuron Model
356
Chapter 21 A Model of Learning Mechanisms in the Brain
369

Chapter 9 Possibilités dune Prothèse Sensorielle Acoustiqtie Par Stimulation Tactile
169
Chapter 10 Überraschungswert Und Auffälligkeit
179
Chapter 11 Taxis Kinesis and Decussation
210
Chapter 12 Universal Embedding Spaces for Automata
223
Chapter 13 Fields and Waves in Excitable Cellular Structures
244
Chapter 22 Perspectives in Neurocybernetics
399
Author Index
416
Subject Index
420
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About the author (1965)

A child prodigy, Norbert Wiener received his PhD from Harvard at the age of eighteen and joined MIT's mathematics faculty at twenty-five. He received numerous scientific awards and was the author of two autobiographies, as well as acclaimed books and articles on the theory and practice of cybernetics.

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