Home  FAQ  Search  Memberlist  Usergroups  KDR  Register  Log in  

Share | 
 

 A Timeline for the Evolution of Cybernetics

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
C1
Admin
avatar

Posts : 1611
Join date : 2009-10-19

PostSubject: A Timeline for the Evolution of Cybernetics   Tue 26 Jun 2012, 11:58 pm

One good way of obtaining a historical overview of a discipline is to review a summary outline of its evolution. This page offers a summary timeline of events relevant to cybernetics.

Unfortunately, assembling a linear timeline for cybernetics is not as straightforward as is the case for other disciplines. Cybernetics precipitated out of diverse threads of work fortuitously intersecting during the 1940's. In the ensuing decades, the themes circumscribing cybernetics' original definition diverged again to engender or facilitate the rise of an even greater diversity of fields, labels, and disciplines.

The timeline below is derived from a number of reference sources. It is deliberately intended to reflect at least a sample of the many subjects and disciplines from which cybernetics descended and into which its themes subsequently flowed. In the early stages, this timeline focuses on the theme of control. As it approaches the 20th century, it begins to reflect developments in fields such as philosophy, biology, mathematics, etc.

http://www.asc-cybernetics.org/foundations/timeline.htm

Fantastic timeline... really shows the long term and focus effort in the field, and its impact everywhere.


_________________
"For every thousand hacking at the leaves of evil, there is one striking at the root."
David Thoreau (1817-1862)
anonymously email me by clicking here
Back to top Go down
View user profile http://wwws.forummotion.com
 
A Timeline for the Evolution of Cybernetics
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Pokemon X and Y: Mega Evolution and New Pokemon Game Looks
» New & diving headfirst into ivf - help!
» The Evolution of Beerman
» TIMELINE
» Kyron Horman, aged 7, went missing at his school.

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
WWWS :: Main Forums :: History-
Jump to: