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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (biology) the field of science concerned with processes of communication and control (especially the comparison of these processes in biological and artificial systems).

Usage examples (39)
  • The term cybernetics was coined by Norbert Wiener, an American mathematician of the twentieth century.
  • Sankai, 48, is one of Japan’s foremost experts in cybernetics, the science of merging man with machine.
  • The new ecosystem was known as cybernetics, which was given a wider meaning than the same word was in the West.
  • Wiener's "cybernetics" was always an impoverished idea of how human relationships work. for more
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