Kybernetes

Strapline:

The international journal of cybernetics, systems and management sciences

Category:

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Table Of Contents: Volume 12 Issue 3

Contemporary Cybernetics

Personal computers were predicted by workers in the field of Cybernetics many decades ago. The technology may not have arrived at that time but scientists, particularly…

EMERGENT NOVELTY AND THE MODELING OF SPATIAL PROCESSES

J. CASTI

In this paper we consider the complementary questions: in what sense do local dynamics prescribe global spatial patterns and to what extent does a global pattern impose…

EPISTEMICS AND THE FRAME CONCEPTION OF KNOWLEDGE

L. JOHNSON

Minsky's frame conception of knowledge and its two precursors (Kuhn's “paradigms” and Bartlett's “schemata”) are considered. Against this background, a theory of knowledge…

ON THE BIOLOGICAL FORMAL COUNTERPARTS OF LOGICAL MACHINES

R. MORENO‐DÍAZ, F. HERNÁNDEZ GUARCH

The significance of the McCulloch‐Pitts formal neural net theory is still nowadays frequently misunderstood at present, and their basic units are wrongly considered as…

SOME CLOSED FORM SOLUTIONS TO THE MUTUAL INFORMATION PRINCIPLE

J.F. CYRANSKI, N.S. TZANNES

The Mutual Information Principle (MIP) was proposed as a method of inferring the pdf of a continuous random variable based on discrete observations. Its main disadvantage…

SELF‐STEERING AND SOCIAL HIERARCHY; THE SOCIOCYBERNETICS OF ARVID AULIN

JOHANNES VAN DER ZOUWEN

The Finnish social philosopher Arvid Aulin has made an attempt to develop a theory of social progress based on cybernetic principles. In his sociocybernetics two…

EXPLANATION, PREDICTION AND PROBLEM‐SOLVING IN SOCIAL SYSTEMS: A SOCIAL CYBERNETIC ANALYSIS OF ETHNIC TENSIONS IN NATIONAL SOCIETIES (Part 1)

P.N. RASTOGI

This paper describes the interrelated nature of explanation, prediction and problem‐solving in social systems. Cybernetic analysis of social phenomena provides a unifying…

SYNTHESIS WITH RESPECT TO FUZZY ENTROPY

ANTONIO DI NOLA, ALDO G.S. VENTRE

Summary—A synthesis process of a multiple description is defined on a lattice of fuzzy sets which differs from the usual one. Connections between these lattices are…

ISSN:

0368-492X

Online date, start – end:

1972

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editors:

  • Dr Igor Perko
  • Dr Stefano Armenia
  • Dr Vojko Potocan
  • Prof. Dr. Gandolfo Dominici