Design for a Brain The Origin of Adaptive Behaviour

By: Ashby, W. Ross

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Graphs; This is the 2nd Revised Edition. The book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine - condition and is lacking the accompanying dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping to the spine ends of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The front endpaper has an inkstamped previous owner's name. This is a revised updated edition of a seminal work in the fields of cybernetics and artificial intelligence. "At the time when this book was first written, information theory was just beginning to be known. Since then its contribution to our understanding of the logic of mechanism has been so great that a separate treatment of these aspects has been given in my book Introduction to Cybernetics. It's outlook and methods are fundamental to the present work. The overlap is small. ... In the eight years that have elapsed between the preparations of the two editions, our understanding of brain-like mechanisms has improved immeasurably. For this reason the book has been re-arranged, and the latter two-thirds completely rewritten. The new version, I am satisfied, presents the material in an altogether clearer, simpler, and more cogent form than the earlier."

Title: Design for a Brain The Origin of Adaptive Behaviour

Author Name: Ashby, W. Ross

Categories: Computer Science,

Edition: 2nd Edition Revised; 1st Printing

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons: 1960

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Seller ID: A35071

Keywords: Computer Science W. Ross Ashby Computer design Cybernetics Artificial Intelligence Brain chemistry Information theory Computer Science,