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Neurocybernetics: contents and problems

O.G. Chorayan (Research Institute of Neurocybernetics, Department of Physiology, State University, Rostov‐on‐Don, Russia)

Kybernetes

ISSN: 0368-492X

Article publication date: 1 July 2000

Abstract

Defines neurocybernetics as a science concerned with the processes of control and communication in the nervous system. It is then possible to identify three components of this science: the organization, the control, and the information theory, based on three streams in the material world (substance, energy, and information). The organization theory is based on cognition of the structural and functional nature of the brain as the most complex biological self‐organization system. Considers that the extreme complexity of the environment explains that control and self‐control processes are based on the probabilistic, or even fuzzy logic of cause‐effect responses on stimuli determined by the brain analyzer structures. In accordance with the general theory of information, distinguishes three aspects of brain information activity: statistic, semantic, and pragmatic.

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Chorayan, O.G. (2000), "Neurocybernetics: contents and problems", Kybernetes, Vol. 29 No. 5/6, pp. 803-810. https://doi.org/10.1108/03684920010333224

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