Cybernetics: or Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine. Norbert Wiener.

Cybernetics: or Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine

New York: The MIT Press and John Wiley & Sons, 1961. Cloth. The 1961 2nd edition of this Bible in Communications Sciences. Solid and VG+ to Near Fine (light offsetting to the pastedowns, slight lean to the binding) in a crisp, VG to VG+ dustjacket, with light soiling to the rear panel, a 1" chip along its top-edge and just a touch of very mild wear at the spine crown. "This new edition includes a corrected reprinting of the classic first edition, a survey of the development of the field over the last thirteen years, and two new chapters in which Professor Wiener presents his most recent thoughts on such matters as learning, self-organizing systems, and brain waves, and some speculation about the nature of reproduction and the possibility of self-reproducing machines" (from the dustjacket's front flap). Very Good + / Very Good. Item #18847

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