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cyberneticsnoun [U]

uk   /ˌsaɪ.bəˈnet.ɪks/  us   /-bɚˈnet̬-/
the ​scientificstudy of how ​information is ​communicated in ​machines and ​electronicdevices, ​comparing this with how ​information is ​communicated in the ​brain and ​nervoussystem
(Definition of cybernetics from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cyberneticsnoun [U]

uk   /ˌsaɪbəˈnetɪks/  us   /-bɚˈneṱ-/
the scientific ​study of how ​information is communicated in ​machines and ​pieces of ​electronicequipment in comparison with how ​information is communicated in the ​brain and nervous ​system: The ​paperdeals with the ways in which cybernetics can be made use of in ​industry, particularly where the ​development, ​design, and ​evenconstruction of ​computersystems is involved.
cybernetic
adjective
Too often a simplistic cybernetic ​controlmodelunderpinsperformancemeasurementsystems.
(Definition of cybernetics from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cybernetics”
in Chinese (Simplified) 控制论,神经机械学…
in Chinese (Traditional) 控制論,神經機械學…
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