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Norbert Wiener (1894–1964): A Discussion and Review of a Biography by Pesi R. Masani

Alex Andrew (Viable Systems, Devon, UK Dr Alex M. Andrew is the Affiliations Director of WOSC)

Kybernetes

ISSN: 0368-492X

Article publication date: 1 January 1991

Abstract

A discussion and review of the important biography by Pesi R. Mansani of Norbert Wiener, with comment on the pre‐cybernetic era, Wiener's origins, his post‐doctoral studies, together with his achievements in mathematics, his connection with the USSR, his war‐time activities and, finally, his involvement with cybernetics.

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Andrew, A. (1991), "Norbert Wiener (1894–1964): A Discussion and Review of a Biography by Pesi R. Masani", Kybernetes, Vol. 20 No. 1, pp. 11-16. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb005871

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