Warren McCulloch and the British cyberneticians

Husbands, Phil and Holland, Owen (2012) Warren McCulloch and the British cyberneticians. Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, 37 (3). pp. 237-253. ISSN 0308-0188

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Abstract

Warren McCulloch was a significant influence on a number of British cyberneticians, as some British pioneers in this area were on him. He interacted regularly with most of the main figures on the British cybernetics scene, forming close friendships and collaborations with several, as well as mentoring others. Many of these interactions stemmed from a 1949 visit to London during which he gave the opening talk at the inaugural meeting of the Ratio Club, a gathering of brilliant, mainly young, British scientists working in areas related to cybernetics. This paper traces some of these relationships and interactions

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Engineering and Informatics > Informatics
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > C Auxiliary sciences of history (General)
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA0075 Electronic computers. Computer science
Q Science > QP Physiology > QP0351 Neurophysiology and neuropsychology
Depositing User: Phil Husbands
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2012 13:46
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2017 05:29
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/43089

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