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This Internet version © Copyright D J Stewart 2000. All rights reserved.
Original version © Copyright D J Stewart 1959.

A bibliography of the first decade of cybernetics

D J STEWART


Index: Click on a letter below to go straight to that section

A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O

P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z - Symposia


A

ABORN, M. and RUBENSTEIN, H. (1952). Information theory and immediate recall. J. exp. Psychol. 44, 260-266.

ADELSON, M. (1955). Some observations on a delayed-feedback self-tracking task. In H. Quastler (Ed.), Information theory in psychology. Glencoe, Ill.: Free Press.

ADELSON, M., MUCKLER, F.A. and WILLIAMS, A.C., Jr. (1955). Verbal learning and message variables related to amount of information. In H. Quastler (Ed.), Information theory in psychology. Glencoe, Ill.: Free Press.

ADKINS, B.M. (1951). The homeostat. (Comment on Wisdom, 1951). Brit. J. Phil. Sci. 2, 248.

ADKINS, B.M. (1952). The dictum of Descartes. (Comment on Ashby, 1952a.) Brit. J. Phil. Sci. 3, 259-260.

AHRENDT, W.R. and TAPLIN, J.F. (1947). Automatic regulation - a discussion of fundamentals. (Preliminary edition.) Washington: U.S. Library of Congress.

AHRENDT, W.R. and TAPLIN, J.F. (1951). Automatic feedback control. New York: McGraw-Hill.

ALEXANDER, L.T. and GARNER, W.R. (1952). Information transmission in a tracking task. Amer. Psychologist, 7, 276.

ALLANSON, J.T. (1955). Some properties of a randomly connected neural network. In E.C. Cherry (Ed.), Information theory, third London symposium. London: Butterworths.

ALLANSON, J.T. and WHITFIELD, I.C. (1955). The cochlear nucleus and its relation to theories of hearing. In E.C. Cherry (Ed.), Information theory, third London symposium. London: Butterworths.

ALLUISI, E.A., MULLER, P.F. and FITTS, P.M. (1955). Rate of handling information and the rate of information presentation. USAF WADC Tech. Note No. 55-745, iv

AMPERE, A.M. (1834). Essai sur la philosophie des sciences. (Essay on philosophy of science.) Part II. Paris.

ASHBY, W.R. (1940). Adaptiveness and equilibrium. J. Ment. Sci. 86, 478.

ASHBY, W.R. (1945a). Effects of control on stability. Nature, London., 155, 242-243.

ASHBY, W.R. (1945b). The physical origin of adaptation by trial and error. J. gen. Psychol. 32.

ASHBY, W.R. (1946a). The behavioural properties of systems in equilibrium. Amer. J. Psychol. 59, 682-686.

ASHBY, W.R. (1946b) Principles for the quantitative whole system; with some applications to the nervous system. J. ment. Sci. 92, 319-323.

ASHBY, W.R. (1947a). Dynamics of the cerebral cortex - automatic development of equilibrium in self-organization systems. Psychomet. 12, 135.

ASHBY, W.R. (1947b). Dynamics of the cerebral cortex. XIII - Inter-relations between stabilities of parts within a whole dynamic system. J. comp. physiol. Psychol. 40, 1.

ASHBY, W.R. (1947c). The nervous system as a physical machine, with special reference to the origin of adaptive behaviour. Mind, 56, 44.

ASHBY, W.R. (1947d). Principles of the self-organizing dynamic system. J. gen. Psychol. 37, 125-128.

ASHBY, W.R. (1948). The homeostat. Electron. 20, 380.

ASHBY, W.R. (1950a) The cerebral mechanism of intelligent action. In D. Richter (Ed.), Perspectives in neuropsychiatry .London: H.K. Lewis.

ASHBY, W.R. (1950b). Cybernetics. In G.W.T.H. Fleming (Ed. ), Recent progress in psychiatry-2. J. ment. Sci. Suppl.

ASHBY, W.R. (1950c). The stabilityof a randomly assembled nerve-network. EEG clin. Neurophysiol. 2, 471-482.

ASHBY, W.R. (1952a). Can a mechanical chess-player outplay its designer? Brit. J. Phil. Sci. 3, 44

ASHBY, W.R. (1952b). Design for a brain. London: Chapman and Hall.

ASHBY, W.R. (1953a.). Homeostasis. In H. von Foerster (Ed.), Cybernetics - circular, causal and feedback mechanisms in biological and social systems. Transactions of the ninth conference. New York: Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation.

ASHBY, W.R. (1953b). Mechanical chess player. In H. von Foerster (Ed.), Cybernetics - circular, causal and feedback mechanisms in biological and social systems. Transactions of the ninth conference. New York: Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation.

ASHBY, W.R. (1954). The application of cybernetics to psychiatry. J. ment. Sci. 100, 114-124.

ASHBY, W.R. (1956a). Design for an intelligence-amplifier. In C.E. Shannon and J. McCarthy (Eds.), Automata Studies. Princeton, NJ.: Princeton Univer. Press.

ASHBY, W.R. (1956b). The effect of experience on a determinate dynamic system. Behav. Sci. 1, 35-42.

ASHBY, W.R. (1956c). An introduction to cybernetics. London: Chapman and Hall.

ATTNEAVE, F. (1954). Some informational aspects of visual perception. Psychol. Rev. 61, 183-193. Also (1954) USAF Pers. Train. Res. Cent. Bull. No.54-59.

ATTNEAVE, F. (1955a). The estimation of transmitted information when conditional probabilities are interdependent. In H. Quastler (Ed.), Information theory in psychology. Glencoe, Ill: Free Press.

ATTNEAVE, F. (1955b). Symmetry, information and memory for patterns. U.S.A.F. Personn. Train. Res. Cent. Rep. No. TN-55-29. Also (1955) Amer. J. Psychol. 68, 209-222.

AUGENSTINE, L. (1953a). Information and thermodynamic entropy. In H. Quastler (Ed.), Information theory in biology. Urbana: Univer. of Illinois Press.

AUGENSTINE, L. (1953b). Remarks on Pauling's protein models. In H. Quastler (Ed.), Information theory in biology. Urbana: Univer. of Illinois Press.

AUGENSTINE, L. (1953c). Structural interpretations of denaturation data. In H. Quastler (Ed.), Information theory in biology. Urbana: Univer. of Illinois Press.

AUGENSTINE, L. (1955a). Evidence of periodicities in human task performance. In H. Quastler (Ed.), Information theory in psychology. Glencoe, Ill.: Free Press.

AUGENSTINE, L. (1955b). The use of ILLIAC in determining distributions for information functionals. In H. Quastler (Ed.), Information theory in psychology. Glencoe, Ill.: Free Press.

AUGENSTINE, L., BLANK, A.A. and WAYNER, M. (1955). Human performance in information transmission. Technical report No. 69, Control Systems Laboratory, Univer. of Illinois, Urbana.

AUGENSTINE, L., BRANSON, H.R. and CARVER, E.B. (1953). A search for inter- symbol influences in protein structure. In H. Quastler (Ed.), Information theory in biology. Urbana: Univer. of Illinois Press.

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BABBAGE, H.P. (1889). Babbage's calculating engines. London: Spon.

BAER, R.M. (1953a). Biological systems and information dynamics. In H. Quastler (Ed.), Information theory in biology. Urbana: Univer. of Illinois Press.

BAER, R.M. (1953b). Some general remarks on information theory and entropy. In H. Quastler (Ed.), Information theory in biology. Urbana: Univer. of Illinois Press.

BAKAN, D. (1953). Learning and the principle of inverse probability. Psychol. Rev. 60, 360-370.

BAR-HILLEL, Y. (1952). The present state of research on mechanical translation. Amer. Doc. 2, 4.

BAR-HILLEL, Y. (1953). Some linguistic problems connected with machine translation. Phil. Sci. 20, 217-225.

BAR-HILLEL, Y. (1954). Can translation be mechanized? Amer. Scientist. 42, 248-260.

BAR-HILLEL, Y. (1955a). An examination of information theory. Phil. Sci. 22, 86-105.

BAR-HILLEL, Y. (1955b). Semantic information and its measures. In H. von Foerster (Ed.), Cybernetics - circular, causal and feedback mechanisms in biological and social systems. Transactions of the tenth conference. New York: Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation.

BAR-HILLEL, Y. and CARNAP, R. (1953) Semantic information. Technical report No. 247, Research Laboratory of Electronics. M.I.T. Also (1953) Brit. J. Phil. Sci. 4, 147-157. Also (1953) in W. Jackson (Ed), Communication theory, second London symposium. London: Butterworths.

BARNARD, C.I. (1948). Functions of the executive. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard Univer. Press.

BARNARD, G.A. (1951). The theory of information. J. roy. statist. Soc. B 13, 46.

BARNARD, G.A. (1955). Simple proofs of simple cases of the coding theorem. In E.C. Cherry (Ed.), Information theory, third London symposium. London: Butterworths.

BARRETT, E. (1950). Cybernetics as applied to a study of normal and abnormal adjustment mechanisms. J. Psychol. 30, 11-31.

BARRETT, E. and POST, G. (1950). Introduction to some principles of applied cybernetics. J. Psychol. 30, 3-10.

BARRETT, F.D. and SHEPARD, H.A. (1953). A bib1iography of cybernetics. Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts and Sci., 80, 3, 204-222.

BARTLETT, M.S. (1949). Probability in logic, mathematics and science. Dialectica, 3, 104-112.

BARTLETT, M.S. (1950). The statistical approach to the analysis of time-series. In Information theory, first London symposium. London: Ministry of Supply, Mimeographed. 81-102.

BATES, J.A.V. (1950). Significance of information theory to neurophysiology. In Information theory, first London symposium London: Ministry of Supply, mimeographed, 137-143.

BATESON, G. (1949). Bali - the value system of a steady state. In Meyer Fortes (Ed.), Social structure - studies presented to A.R. Radcliffe-Brown. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

BATESON, G. (1953). The position of humor in human communication. In H. von Foerster (Ed.), Cybernetics - circular, causal and feedback mechanisms in biological and social systems. Transactions of the ninth conference. New York: Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation.

BAVEIAS, A. (1948). .A. mathematical model for group structures. Appl. Anthrop. 7, 3, 16.

BAVELAS, A. (1950). Communication patterns in task-orientated groups. J. acoust. Soc. Amer. 22, 6, 725-730.

BAVELAS, A. (1952). Communication patterns in problem-solving groups. In H. von Foerster (Ed.), Cybernetics - circular, causal and feedback mechanisms in biological and social systems. Transactions of the eighth conference. New York: Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation.

BAVELAS, A. and BARRET, D. (1951). An experimental approach to organizational communication. Personnel (April).

BAVELAS, A. et al. (1950). Human communications systems. Quarterly progress report, Research Laboratory of Electronics, M I T., July, 81-86.

BELL, D.A. (1950). The relevance of entropy to information. Read at U.R.S.I. meeting, Zurich, Sept.

BELL, D.A. (1953a). Information theory and its engineering applications. London: Pitman.

BELL, D.A. (1953b). The 'internal information' of English words. In W. Jackson (Ed.), Communication theory, second London symposium. London: Butterworths.

BELL, D.A. and ROSS, S.C. (1955). Negative entropy of Welsh words. In E.C. Cherry (Ed.), Information theory, third London symposium. London: Butterworths.

BENDIG, A.W. (1953). Twenty questions - an information analysis. J. exp. Psychol. 46, 345-348.

BENDIG, A.W. (1954). Transmitted information and the length of rating scales. J. exp. Psychol. 47, 303-308.

BENDIG, A.W. and HUGHES, J.B. (1953) Effect of amount of verbal anchoring and number of rating scale categories upon transmitted information. J. Exp. Psychol. 46, 87-90.

BERKELEY, E.C. (1949). Giant brains. New York: Wiley.

BERKELEY, E.C. (1950a). The relations between symbolic logic and large-scale calculating machines. Science, 112, 395-399.

BERKELEY, E.C. (1950b). Simple Simon. Sci. Amer. 183, 5.

BERNE, E. (1953). Concerning the nature of communication. Psychiat. Quart. 27, 185-198.

BERRY, J. (1953). Some statistical aspects of conversational speech. In W. Jackson (Ed.), Communication theory, second London symposium. London: Butterworths.

BIRCH, H.G. (1952). Communication between animals. In H. von Foerster (Ed.), Cybernetics - circular, causal and feedback mechanisms in biological and social systems. Transactions of the eighth conference. New York: Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation.

BIRDSALL, T.G. (1955). The theory of signal detectability. In H. Quastler (Ed.), Information theory in psychology. Glencoe, Ill: Free Press.

BIRMINGHAM, H.P. and TAYLOR, F.V. (1954). A design philosophy for man-machine control systems. Proc. I.R.E 42, 1748-1758.

BLACK, H.S. (1934). Stabilised feedback amplifiers. Elec.Engng, 53, 114.

BLACK, J.W. (1954). The information of sounds and phonetic digrams of one- and two- syllable words. US Naval Sch. Aviat. Med. Res. Rep., Project No. NM 001 064.01.22. Also (1954) J. Speech Hearing Disorders, 19, 397-411.

BLANC-LAPIERRE, A. (1953). Application to optics of certain results and methods of information theory .In W. Jackson (Ed.), Communication theory, second London symposium. London: Butterworths.

BLANK, A.A. and QUASTLER, H. (1954). Notes on the estimation of information measures. Technical report No. R-56, Control Systems Laboratory, Univer. of Illinois, Urbana.

BLUNDELL, P.H. (1953). The definition. of rate of information in the presence of noise. In W. Jackson (Ed.), Communication theory, second. London symposium. London: Butterworths.

BODE, H.W. (1945). Network analysis and feedback amplifier design. New York: Van Nostrand.

BODE, H.W. and SHANNON, C.E. (1950). A simplified derivation of linear least square smoothing and prediction theory. Proc. I.RE. 38, 4l7-425.

BODMER, F. (1943). The loom of language. London: Allen and Unwin.

BONNELL, K.E. (1950). 'Feed-back' and 'hunting' as human behaviour. Etc. Rev. gen. Semant. 7, 210-212.

BOOTH, A.D. (1954). Calculating machines and mechanical translation. Discovery, 15, 280-285.

BOOTH, A.D. (1955). Influence of context on translation. In E.C. Cherry (Ed.), Information theory, third London symposium. London: Butterworths.

BOOTH, A.D. and BOOTH, K.H.V. (1953). Automatic digital computers. London: Butterworths.

BOWMAN, J.R. (1953). Reduction of the number of possible Boolean functions. In H. von Foerster (Ed.), Cybernetics - circular, causal and feedback mechanisms in biological and social systems. Transactions of the ninth conference. New York: Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation.

BRAGDON, D.E., NAIBANDOV, O. and OSBORNE, J.W. (1953). The control of the blood sugar level. In H. Quastler (Ed.), Information theory in biology. Urbana: Univer. of Illinois Press.

BRANSON, H.R. (1953a). A definition of information from the thermodynamics of irreversible processes. In H. Quastler (Ed.), Information theory in biology. Urbana: Univer. of Illinois Press.

BRANSON, H.R. (1953b). Information theory and the structure of proteins. In H. Quastler (Ed.), Information theory in biology. Urbana: Univer. of Illinois Press.

BRAZIER, M.A.B. (1950a). Neural nets and the integration of behaviour. In D. Richter (Ed.), Perspectives in neuropsychiatry. London: H.K. Lewis.

BRAZIER, M.A.B. (1950b). A neuronal basis for ideas. Dialectica, 4, 237-241.

BRICKER, P.D. (1955). Information measurement and reaction time. In H. Quastler (Ed.), Information theory in psychology. Glencoe, lll.: Free Press.

BRIDGMAN, P.W. (1950-51). The operational aspect of meaning. Synthese, 8, 251-259.

BRILLOUIN, L. (1949). Life, thermodynamics and cybernetics. Amer. Scientist, 37, 554-568.

BRILLOUIN, L. (1950). Thermodynamics and information theory. Amer. Scientist, 38, 594-599.

BRILLOUIN, L. (1951a). Information theory and most efficient codings for communication or memory devices. J. appl. Physics, 22, 9, 1108-1111.

BRILLOUIN, L. (1951b). Maxwell's demon cannot operate - information and entropy. I. J. appl. Physics, 22, 3, 334-337.

BRILLOUIN, L. (1951c). Physical entropy and information. II. J. appl. Physics, 22, 3, 338-343.

BRILLOUIN, L. (1956). Science and information theory. New York: Academic Press.

BROADBENT, D.E. (1955). The concept of capacity and the theory of behaviour. In E.C. Cherry (Ed.), Information theory, third London symposium. London: Butterworths.

BROSIN, H.W. (1953). Information theory and clinical medicine (psychiatry). In R.A. Patton (Ed.), Current trends in information theory, 140-188. Pittsburgh, Pa.: Univer.of Pittsburgh Press.

BROWN, G.S. (1955). Chance and control - some implications of randomization. In E.C. Cherry (Ed.), Information theory, third London symposium. London: Butterworths.

BROWN, G.S. and CAMPBELL, D.P. (1948). Principles of servomechanisms - dynamics and synthesis of closed loop control systems. New York: Wiley.

BROWNLEE, K.A. (1955). Comments on McGill's paper (1955a). In H. Quastler (Ed.), Information theory in psychology. Glencoe, Ill.: Free Press.

BRUCE, D.J. (1955). Effects of context upon intelligibility of heard speech. In E.C. Cherry (Ed.), Information theory, third London symposium. London: Butterworths.

BURKS, A.W. and WRIGHT, J.B. (1953). Theory of logical nets. Proc. I.R.E. 41, 10, 157-1365.

BURTON, A.C. (1939). The properties of. the steady state as compared to those of equilibrium as shown in characteristic biological behavior. J. cell. comp. Physiol. 14, 327.

BURTON, N.G. and LICKLIDER, J.C.R. (1955). Long-range constraints in the statistical structure of printed English. Amer. J. Psychol. 68, 650-655.

BUSH, R.R. and MOSTELLER, F. (1951). A mathematical model for simple learning. Psychol. Rev. 58, 313.

BUSH, R.R. and MOSTELLER, F. (1955). Stochastic models for learning. New York: Wiley. Also London: Chapman and Hall.

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CANNON, W. (1923). The wisdom of the body. New York: Norton.

CECCATO, S. and MARETTI, E. (1955). Suggestions for mechanical translation. In E.C. Cherry (Ed.), Information theory, third London symposium. London: Butterworths.

CECCATO, S. and MARETTI, E. (1956). Construction of a. translating machine. Methodos, 8.

CHAO, Y.R. (1955). Meaning in language and how it is acquired. In H. von Foerster (Ed.), Cybernetics - circular, causal and feedback mechanisms in biological and socia.l systems. Transactions of the tenth conference. New York: Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation.

CHAPANIS, A. (1954). The reconstruction of abbreviated printed messages. J. exp. Psychol. 48, 496-510.

CHAPPLE, E.D. (1940). Measuring human relations - an introduction to the study of the interaction of individuals. Genet. Psychol. Monogr. 22, 1-147

CHERRY, E.C. (1950). The.history of the theory of information. In Information theory, first London symposium. London: Ministry of Supply, 22-24. Also (1951), Proc. I.E.E. 98, 383. Also as Cherry (1952).

CHERRY, E.C. (1952) The communication of information - an historical review. Amer. Scientist, 4), 641-664; 724-725.

CHERRY, E.C. (1954a). On the mathematics of social communication. Int. soc. Sci. Bull. 6, 591-609.

CHERRY, E.C. (1954b). Organisms and mechanisms. Advancement of Sci. 40, 393.

CHERRY, E.C. (1955). 'Communicatian theory' - and human behaviour. In University College London, Communication research centre, Studies in communication. London: Secker and Warburg.

CHERRY, E.C. (1957a). On human communication - a review, a survey, and a criticism. New York: Wiley.

CHERRY, E.C. (1957b) Minds and machines. II - The present state of brain models. B.B.C. Third programme talk, reported in The Listener, Jan 3.

CHERRY, E.C. and GOURIET, G.G. (1953). Some possibilities for the compression of television signals by recoding. In W. Jackson (Ed.), Communication theory, second London symposium. London: Butterworths.

CHERRY, E.C., HALLE, M. and JAKOBSON, R. (1953). Toward the logical description of languages in their phonemic aspect. Language, 29, 34.-36.

CHURCH, A. (1936). An unsolvable problem of elementary number theory. Amer. J. Math. 58, 345-363.

CHURCHMAN, C.W. and ACKOFF, R.L. (1947). An experimental definition of personality. Phil. Sci. 14, 304-332.

CHURCHMAN, C.W. and ACKOFF, R.L. (1950). Purposive behaviour and cybernetics. Soc. Forces, 29, 1, 32- 39.

CLAVIER, A.G. (1948). Evaluation of transmission efficiency according to Hartley's expression of information content. Elec. Comm. 25, 414.

CLEAVE, J.P. (1955). A programme for Braille transcription. In E.C. Cherry (Ed.), Information theory, third London symposium. London: Butterworths.

COBURN, H.E. (1951). The brain analogy. Psychol. Rev. 58, 155-178.

COBURN, H.E. (1952). The brain analogy - a discussion. Psychol. Rev. 59, 6, 453.

COHEN, F. ( ). Some analytical and practical aspects of Wiener's theory of prediction. Technical Report No.69. Research Laboratory of Electronics, M.I.T.

COHN, S.H. (1953). The role of cybernetics in physiology. Sci. Mon., N.Y., 76, 85-89.

COSSA, P. (1950). La cybernetique ou l'art de tenir le mecanisme pour demontre. (Cybernetics or the art of holding mechanism for demonstration.) Ann. med.-psychol. 2,1-10.

COSSA, P. (1955). La cybernetique - "Du cerveau humain aux cerveaux artificiels". (Cybernetics - "From human brain to artificial brains.") Paris: Masson.

COYLE, G.L. (1930). The social process in organised groups. New York: Smith.

CRAIK, K.J.W. (1947). Theory of the human operator in control systems. I - The operator as an engineering system. Brit. J. Psychol. 38, 56-61.

CRAIK, K.J.W. (1948). Theory of the human operator in control systems. II - Man as an element in a control system. Brit. J. Psychol. 38, 142-148.

CRONBACH, L.J. (1953). A consideration of information theory and utility theory as tools for psychometric problems. Bureau of Educational Research, Univer. of Illinois.

CRONBACH, L.J. (1955). On the non-rational application of information measures in psychology. In H. Quastler (Ed.) Information theory in psychology. Glencoe, Ill.: Free Press.

CROSSMAN, E.R.F.W. ( ). The measurement of discrimination.

CROSSMAN, E.R.F.W. (1953). Entropy and choice time - the effect of frequency unbalance on choice-response. Quart. J. exp. Psychol. 5, 41-51.

CROZIER, W.J. (1951). Physiology and computation devices. In Proceedings of a second symposium on large-scale digital calculating machinery. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Univer. Press.

CULBERTSON, J.T. (1950). Consciousness and behaviour - a neural analysis of behaviour and of consciousness. Dubuque, Ia: Brown

CULBERTSON, J.T. (1952). Hypothetical robots. RAND Project P-296.

CULBERTSON, J.T. (1956). Some uneconomical robots In C.E. Shannon and J. McCarthy (Eds.), Automata Studies. Princeton: Princeton Univer. Press.

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