TITLE

Into the Woods: Norbert Wiener in Maine

AUTHOR(S)
Atzema, Eisso J.
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Spring2003, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles mathematicians Norbert Wiener. Educational background; Father of the field of cybernetics; Career highlights.
ACCESSION #
9464358

 

Related Articles

  • Moral Reflections of a Mathematician. Wiener, Norbert // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Feb1956, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p53 

    An excerpt from the book "I Am a Mathematician," by Norbert Wiener is presented.

  • Cybernought. Williams, Mark // Technology Review;Jun2005, Vol. 108 Issue 6, p82 

    This article comments on the life and works of Norbert Wiener, founder of cybernetics, based on the book Dark Hero of the Information Age: In Search of Norbert Wiener, the Father of Cybernetics, by Flo Conway and Jim Siegelman. Both Norbert Wiener's greatness and his flaws were tied to his...

  • Count themselves lucky.  // Nature;8/4/2005, Vol. 436 Issue 7051, p603 

    Comments on the pedantic nature of mathematicians. Total research funding received by mathematicians; Narration of stories related to negative associations about Norbert Wiener, Kurt Gödel and Srinivasa Ramanujan; Popularity of tales about great mathematicians.

  • Untitled.  // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;May1957, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p180 

    The article presents a quotation from Norbert Wiener, who said that a scientist must know what is being done in order that the very individuality of his own work may come to full fruition. Furthermore, he said that the scientist must live in a world where science is a career, where he has...

  • Faith and Reason In An Age of Humanity 2.0: Revisiting Cybernetics As 'Artificial Theology.'. Fuller, Steve // Existential Analysis: Journal of the Society for Existential Ana;Jul2012, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p212 

    What is the existential horizon of Humanity 2.0? 'Humanity 2.0' refers to my latest book in which I argue that humans are now at a crossroads in terms of their future mode of existence -- will we upload into cyberspace or become more embedded in nature? This article explores the former option by...

  • WHOSE WEB IS IT? von Hoffman, Nicholas // Architectural Digest;May2000, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p118 

    Discusses the issues of ownership and access on the Internet. Role of the Internet in the `new economy'; Etymology of the word electronic; Contributions of Norbert Wiener, a mathematician, engineer and physiologist, to the invention of the Internet; Implications of cable service providers on...

  • A note about Norbert Wiener and his contribution to Harmonic Analysis and Tauberian Theorems. Almira, J. M.; Romero, A. E. // AIP Conference Proceedings;5/6/2009, Vol. 1124 Issue 1, p19 

    In this note we explain the main motivations Norbert Wiener had for the creation of his Generalized Harmonic Analysis [13] and his Tauberian Theorems [14]. Although these papers belong to the most pure mathematical tradition, they were deeply based on some Engineering and Physics Problems and...

  • The Informational Turn in Philosophy1. Adams, Frederick // Minds & Machines;Nov2003, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p471 

    This paper traces the application of information theory to philosophical problems of mind and meaning from the earliest days of the creation of the mathematical theory of communication. The use of information theory to understand purposive behavior, learning, pattern recognition, and more marked...

  • The Students Agitator.  // Journal of Higher Education;Jun1935, Vol. 6 Issue 6, Following p344 

    The article reviews the book "The Student Agitator," by Carl Bridenbaugh and Norbert Wiener.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics