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Wiener, Norbert 1894-1964

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Works: 530 works in 2,171 publications in 14 languages and 30,252 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Biographies  Autobiographies  History  Bibliography  Conference papers and proceedings  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Other, Creator, Collector, 070, Bibliographic antecedent, Dedicatee
Classifications: Q175, 006
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Cybernetics; or, Control and communication in the animal and the machine by Norbert Wiener( Book )
215 editions published between 1946 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 2,984 libraries worldwide
Acclaimed one of the "seminal books ... comparable in ultimate importance to ... Galileo or Malthus or Rousseau or Mill", Cybernetics was judged by twenty-seven historians, economists, educators, and philosophers to be one of those books published during the "past four decades," which may have a substantial impact on public thought and action in the years ahead."--Saturday Review
The human use of human beings : cybernetics and society by Norbert Wiener( Book )
152 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,630 libraries worldwide
"Only a few books stand as landmarks in social and scientific upheaval. Norbert Wiener's classic is one in that small company. Founder of the science of cybernetics--the study of the relationship between computers and the human nervous system--Wiener was widely misunderstood as one who advocated the automation of human life. As this book reveals, his vision was much more complex and interesting. He hoped that machines would release people from relentless and repetitive drudgery in order to achieve more creative pursuits. At the same time he realized the danger of dehumanizing and displacement. His book examines the implications of cybernetics for education, law, language, science, technology, as he anticipates the enormous impact--in effect, a third industrial revolution--that the computer has had on our lives."--Back cover
God and Golem, inc. : a comment on certain points where cybernetics impinges on religion by Norbert Wiener( Book )
39 editions published between 1964 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 2,191 libraries worldwide
SUBTITLE: A COMMENT ON CERTAIN POINTS WHERE CYBERNETICS IMPINGES ON RELIGION. A M.I.T. PROFESSOR DISCUSSES MACHINES WHICH LEARN AND REPRODUCE THEMSELVES, AND THE CO-ORDINATION OF MACHINES AND HUMANS AS THE POINTS RELEVANT WITH REGARD TO RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHY
Invention : the care and feeding of ideas by Norbert Wiener( file )
26 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and Chinese and held by 1,683 libraries worldwide
"Internationally honored for brilliant achievements throughout his career, author of Cybernetics, ExProdigy, and the essay God and Golem, Inc., which won the National Book Award in 1964, Norbert Wiener was no ordinary mathematician. With the ability to understand how things worked or might work at a very deep level, he linked his own mathematics to engineering and provided basic ideas for the design of all sorts of inventions, from radar to communications networks to computers to artificial limbs. Wiener had an abiding concern about the ethics guiding applications of theories he and other scientists developed. Years after he died, the manuscript for this book was discovered among his papers. The world of science has changed greatly since Wiener's day, and much of the change has been in the direction he warned against. Now published for the first time, this book can be read as a salutary corrective from the past and a chance to rethink the components of an environment that encourages inventiveness.Wiener provides an engagingly written insider's understanding of the history of discovery and invention, emphasizing the historical circumstances that foster innovations and allow their application. His message is that truly original ideas cannot be produced on an assembly line, and that their consequences are often felt only at distant times and places. The intellectual and technological environment has to be right before the idea can blossom. The best course for society is to encourage the best minds to pursue the most interesting topics, and to reward them for the insights they produce. Wiener's comments on the problem of secrecy and the importance of the "free-lance" scientist are particularly pertinent today. Steve Heims provides a brief history of Wiener's literary output and reviews his contributions to the field of invention and discovery. In addition, Heims suggests significant ways in which Wiener's ideas still apply to dilemmas facing the scientific and engineering communities of the 1990s." --Descripción del editor
The Fourier integral, and certain of its applications by Norbert Wiener( Book )
82 editions published between 1933 and 2008 in English and Russian and held by 1,188 libraries worldwide
The book is concerned principally with the Plancherel and Tauber theories as modified by other workers in the field, notably Wiener himself. Based on a course of lectures delivered at the University of Cambridge in 1932, it is divided into three separate groups of ideas. The first group deals with the Fourier transform and the Plancherel theorem. The second group treats the notion of an absolutely convergent Fourier series and of a Tauberian theorem. In the last group, Wiener deals with the concept of the spectrum. The final chapter is a lucid eposition of general harmonic analysis
Extrapolation, interpolation, and smoothing of stationary time series, with engineering applications by Norbert Wiener( Book )
89 editions published between 1942 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 945 libraries worldwide
It has been the opinion of many that Wiener will be remembered for his Extrapolation long after Cybernetics is forgotten. Indeed few computer-science students would know today what cybernetics is all about, while every communication student knows what Wiener's filter is. The work was circulated as a classified memorandum in 1942, as it was connected with sensitive war-time efforts to improve radar communication. This book became the basis for modern communication theory, by a scientist considered one of the founders of the field of artifical intelligence. Combining ideas from statistics and time-series analysis, Wiener used Gauss's method of shaping the characteristic of a detector to allow for the maximal recognition of signals in the presence of noise. This method came to be known as the "Wiener filter."
Nonlinear problems in random theory by Norbert Wiener( Book )
55 editions published between 1958 and 1967 in 4 languages and held by 744 libraries worldwide
The random function of time and phase; Homogeneous polynomial functionals and their averages; Orthogonal functions; Orthogonal functions and autocorrelation functions; Application to frequency modulation problems; Application to the study of brain waves, random time, and coupled oscillators; Some thoughts on quantum theory; Nonlinear systems; Coding; Decoding; A new approach to statistical mechanics
Fourier transforms in the complex domain by Raymond Edward Alan Christopher Paley( Book )
28 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in English and held by 664 libraries worldwide
A new filling proves to be a radio receiver that can also tune in on people's thoughts, and a boy too small for the football team saves the big game
Selected papers of Norbert Wiener, including Generalized harmonic analysis and Tauberian theorems by Norbert Wiener( Book )
23 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and Italian and held by 611 libraries worldwide
Nerve, brain and memory models by N Wiener( Book )
29 editions published between 1963 and 1969 in 6 languages and held by 466 libraries worldwide
Nerve, Brain and Memory Models
Differential space, quantum systems, and prediction by Norbert Wiener( Book )
14 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 461 libraries worldwide
Cybernetics of the nervous system by Norbert Wiener( Book )
18 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 404 libraries worldwide
Cybernetics of the Nervous system
Generalized harmonic analysis, and Tauberian theorems by Norbert Wiener( Book )
15 editions published between 1964 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 378 libraries worldwide
I am a mathematician, the later life of a prodigy; an autobiographical account of the mature years and career of Norbert Wiener and a continuation of the account of his childhood in Ex-prodigy by Norbert Wiener( Book )
31 editions published between 1956 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 363 libraries worldwide
Survey of cybernetics: a tribute to Dr. Norbert Wiener by Norbert Wiener( Book )
15 editions published in 1969 in English and German and held by 322 libraries worldwide
Operational circuit analysis by Vannevar Bush( Book )
17 editions published between 1929 and 1951 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
The tempter by Norbert Wiener( Book )
9 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
Kybernetik : Regelung und Nachrichtenübertragung im Lebewesen und in der Maschine by Norbert Wiener( Book )
9 editions published between 1961 and 1992 in German and held by 199 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Norbert Viner
Norbert Wiener Ameerika Ühendriikide matemaatik
Norbert Wiener American mathematician
Norbert Wiener americký matematik
Norbert Wiener Amerikaans wiskundige
Norbert Wiener amerikai matematikus
Norbert Wiener amerikansk matematikar
Norbert Wiener amerikansk matematiker
Norbert Wiener amerykański matematyk
Norbert Wiener matemàtic estatunidenc
Norbert Wiener matematician american
Norbert Wiener matematico e statistico statunitense
Norbert Wiener matemático estadounidense
Norbert Wiener matematikan amerikan
Norbert Wiener mathématicien américain
Norbert Wiener US-amerikanischer Mathematiker und Begründer der Kybernetik
Norbert Wiener usona matematikisto
Norbertus Wiener mathematicus
Vine, Norbert, 1894-1964
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Vineris, N. 1894-1964 (Norbert)
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Vīners, N. (Norberts), 1894-1964
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Νόρμπερτ Βίνερ Αμερικανός μαθηματικός
Виенер Норберт
Винер
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Винер, Н. (Норберт)
Винер Норберт
Винер, Норберт 1894-1964
Норберт Винер
Норберт Винер американский учёный, выдающийся математик и философ, основоположник кибернетики и теории искусственного интеллекта
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נורברט וינר מתמטיקאי אמריקאי
نوربرت فينر رياضياتي أمريكي
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위너, 노르베르트 1894-1964
위너, 노버트 1894-1964
ウィーナー, ノーバート
ウイーナー, ノーバート
ノーバート・ウィーナー
諾伯特·維納 美國數學家
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German (20)
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Italian (19)
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Hebrew (1)
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