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THE SECOND CYBERNETICS Deviation-Amplifying Mutual Causal Processes

@inproceedings{Maruyama1963THESC,
  title={THE SECOND CYBERNETICS Deviation-Amplifying Mutual Causal Processes},
  author={Magoroh Maruyama},
  year={1963}
}
Since its inception, cybernetics was more or less identified as a science of self-regulating and equilibrating systems. Thermostats, physiological regulation of body temperature, automatic steering devices, economic and political processes were studied under a general mathematical model of deviation-counteracting feedback networks. By focusing on the deviation-counteracting aspect of the mutual causal relationships however, the cyberneticians paid less attention to the systems in which the… Expand

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