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Norbert Wiener 1894–1964

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Prologue
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    Chapter 2 Count Tolstoy and Wiener’s Father
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    Chapter 3 New England and Wiener’s Early Training, 1901–1905
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    Chapter 4 Harvard and Wiener’s University Training, 1906–1913
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    Chapter 5 Bertrand Russell and Wiener’s Postdoctoral Years, 1914—1917
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    Chapter 6 World War I and Wiener’s Military Yearnings
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    Chapter 7 From Postulate Systems to the Brownian Motion and Potential Theory
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    Chapter 8 The Allotment of National Income, Marriage, and Wiener’s Academic Career
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    Chapter 9 From Communications Engineering to Generalized Harmonic Analysis and Tauberian Theory
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    Chapter 10 Max Born and Wiener’s Thoughts on Quantum Mechanics and Unified Field Theory
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    Chapter 11 The Collaboration with E. Hopf and R.E.A.C. Paley
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    Chapter 12 Birkhoff’s Theorem and the Consolidation of Wiener’s Ideas on Statistical Physics
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    Chapter 13 Lee, Bush, and Wiener’s Thoughts on Networks and Computers
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    Chapter 14 Bigelow and Anti-Aircraft Fire Control, 1940–1945
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    Chapter 15 Arturo Rosenblueth and Wiener’s Work in Physiology
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    Chapter 16 McCulloch, Pitts and the Evolution of Wiener’s Neurophysiological Ideas
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    Chapter 17 The Cybernetical Movement and von Neumann’s Letter, 1946
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    Chapter 18 Cybernetics
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    Chapter 19 The Second Industrial Revolution and its Educational, Economic and Social Challenges
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    Chapter 20 Wiener on Global Policy and Military Science; von Neumann’s Position; Science and Human Welfare
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    Chapter 21 Wiener’s Excursion into the Religious Domain
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    Chapter 22 Wiener’s Literary Predilections and Initiatives. His Concept of Art
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    Chapter 23 Wiener, the Man and the Teacher: Authenticity and Prejudice in his Attitudes and Writings
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    Chapter 24 Epilogue
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Title
Norbert Wiener 1894–1964
Published by
Birkhäuser Basel, January 1990
DOI 10.1007/978-3-0348-9252-0
ISBNs
978-3-03-489963-5, 978-3-03-489252-0
Authors

Masani, P. R.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 1 7%
Unknown 13 93%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 2 14%
Professor 1 7%
Student > Bachelor 1 7%
Student > Doctoral Student 1 7%
Student > Ph. D. Student 1 7%
Other 3 21%
Unknown 5 36%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 4 29%
Arts and Humanities 2 14%
Psychology 1 7%
Business, Management and Accounting 1 7%
Engineering 1 7%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 5 36%