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cy·ber·net·ics

 (sī′bər-nĕt′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The theoretical study of communication and control processes in biological, mechanical, and electronic systems, especially the comparison of these processes in biological and artificial systems.

[From Greek kubernētēs, governor, from kubernān, to govern.]

cy′ber·net′ic adj.
cy′ber·net′i·cal·ly adv.
cy′ber·net′i·cist, cy′ber·ne·ti′cian (-nĭ-tĭsh′ən) n.

cybernetics

(ˌsaɪbəˈnɛtɪks)
n
(General Engineering) (functioning as singular) the branch of science concerned with control systems in electronic and mechanical devices and the extent to which useful comparisons can be made between man-made and biological systems. See also feedback1
[C20: from Greek kubernētēs steersman, from kubernan to steer, control]
ˌcyberˈnetic, ˌcyberˈnetical adj
ˌcyberˈnetically adv
ˌcyberˈneticist, cybernetician n

cy•ber•net•ics

(ˌsaɪ bərˈnɛt ɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the comparative study of organic control and communication systems, as the brain and its neurons, and mechanical or electronic systems analogous to them, as robots or computers.
[1948; < Greek kybernḗt(ēs) helmsman, steersman (kybernē-, variant s. of kybernân to steer + -tēs agent suffix) + -ics]
cy`ber•net′ic, cy`ber•net′i•cal, adj.
cy`ber•net′i•cal•ly, adv.
cy`ber•net′i•cist, cy`ber•ne•ti′cian (-nɪˈtɪʃ ən) n.

cy·ber·net·ics

(sī′bər-nĕt′ĭks)
The study of communication and control processes in biological, mechanical, and electronic systems. Research in cybernetics often involves the comparison of these processes in biological and artificial systems.

cybernetics

the comparative study of complex electronic devices and the nervous system in an attempt to understand better the nature of the human brain. — cyberneticist, n.cybernetic, adj.
See also: Automation
the comparative study of complex electronic devices and the nervous system in an attempt to understand better the nature of the human brain. — cyberneticist, n.cybernetic, adj.
See also: Brain
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cybernetics - (biology) the field of science concerned with processes of communication and control (especially the comparison of these processes in biological and artificial systems)
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
informatics, information processing, information science, IP - the sciences concerned with gathering, manipulating, storing, retrieving, and classifying recorded information
Translations
kybernetika
kibernetika

cybernetics

[ˌsaɪbəˈnetɪks] NSINGcibernética f

cybernetics

[ˌsaɪbərˈnɛtɪks] ncybernétique f

cybernetics

[ˌsaɪbəˈnɛtɪks] nsgcibernetica

cy·ber·net·ics

n. cibernética, estudio del uso de medios electrónicos y mecanismos de comunicación aplicados a sistemas biológicos tales como los sistemas nervioso y cerebral.
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While informational or cybernetically planned cities have been underway since at least the 1960s (Archigram, 1994; Forrester, 1969), proposals for networked or computable cities began to appear as regular features in urban development plans from the 1980s onwards (Batty, 1995; Castells, 1989; Droege, 1997; Gabrys, 2003; Graham and Marvin, 2001; Mitchell, 1995).
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So play, he argues, turns out to be a core concept related to whatever freedom prevails in any number of interconnected domains: our personal liberty and a matrix of cybernetically implemented systems.
By about 1970 nobody could still take seriously that art-world dogma about the technical "essence" of painting, writing, or film; and by the mid-'70s I was so "over" medium specificity that I had painted the "Yellow Movies" (1972-73), cooked 16-mm films (by boiling, deep-frying, roasting, and pickling), and performed the cybernetically structured Film Feedback in 1974 (instantaneous image feedback was then seen as video's "essence," but this was film being team-developed and reshot in real time).
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