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- DescriptionIt has been the opinion of many that Wiener will be remembered for his Extrapolation long after Cybernetics is forgotten. Indeed few computer-science students would kw today what cybernetics is all about, while every communication student kws what Wiener's filter is. The work was circulated as a classified memorandum in 1942, as it was connected with sensitive war-time efforts to improve radar communication. This book became the basis for modern communication theory, by a scientist considered one of the founders of the field of artifical intelligence. Combining ideas from statistics and time-series analysis, Wiener used Gauss's method of shaping the characteristic of a detector to allow for the maximal recognition of signals in the presence of ise. This method came to be kwn as the Wiener filter.
- Author BiographyNorbert Wiener served in the Department of Mathematics at MIT from 1919 until his death in 1964. In 1963, he was awarded The National Medal of Science for his contributions in the fields of mathematics, engineering, and biological science.
- Author(s)Norbert Wiener
- PublisherMIT Press Ltd
- Date of Publication01/12/1949
- SubjectComputer Communications & Networking
- Place of PublicationCambridge, Mass.
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintMIT Press
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- Weight204 g
- Width140 mm
- Height203 mm
- Spine12 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
- Interest AgeFrom 18
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