Cybernetics and Art

  title={Cybernetics and Art},
  author={Michael J. Apter},
  pages={257 - 265}
  • M. Apter
  • Published 1 July 1969
  • Art
  • Leonardo
This article is a non-technical introduction to cybernetics, the study of ‘control and communication in the animal and the machine’. A number of fundamental cybernetic concepts are described including some of those involved in information theory (like the notion of a message and amounts of information), in control theory (like homeostasis, negative feedback and servomechanisms) and in automata theory (like algorithms, Turing machines and networks). The structure of cybernetics is outlined… 

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