Proceedings of 2nd International Congress on Cybernetics, September 1958; text mostly in French, some articles in English; Actes du 2nd Congres International de Cybernetique. Couffignal Boulanger, Diebold.

Proceedings of 2nd International Congress on Cybernetics, September 1958; text mostly in French, some articles in English; Actes du 2nd Congres International de Cybernetique.

Namur, Assoc. Internationale de Cybernetique, 1960, 1,002 pages, equations, diagrams, some photographs.

Condition: Good overall, black cloth hardcover with title blocked in yellow on spine; ex-government library rubberstamps, tears to the cloth at head of spine, some wear to corners, hinges weak, stamps internally and along textblock fore-edges. The binding is sound overall, pages clean.

Price: $15.00

Item Description

Most articles with French text. Includes Sections, L'Information; Automatisme - automatic machinery; Automation; Effets economiques et sociaux de l'automation -- Social and economic effects of automation; La cybernetique et les sciences sociales -- cybernetics and the social sciences; Cybernetique et biologie -- cybernetics and biology. Also includes John Diebold's paper (in English), The Economic and Social Effects of Automation; Stafford Beer, The Irrelevance of Automaiton; and Louis Couffignal (in French), Science, technique, cybernetique.