Cybernetics; or, Control and communication in the animal and the machine 
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Review: Cybernetics: or the Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine
User Review  Anthony Bello  GoodreadsI was surprised to learn that Wiener actually cautioned against applying game theory and its models too generally. Also, I didn't realize that the math of a book this influential, with applications to ... Read full review
Review: Cybernetics: or the Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine
User Review  Roberto Rigolin Ferreira Lopes  GoodreadsThis is a paradigm shift described with dozen applications and rigorous details. Despite the several equations, Wiener did a great job sharing the historical context and igniting discussions; you may ... Read full review
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Cybernetics Or Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine Norbert Wiener Limited preview  1961 
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