W. Ross Ashby

W. Ross Ashby (1948) W. Ross Ashby (6 September 1903, in London – 15 November 1972) was an English psychiatrist and a pioneer in cybernetics, the study of the science of communications and automatic control systems in both machines and living things. His first name was not used: he was known as Ross Ashby.

His two books, ''Design for a Brain'' and ''An Introduction to Cybernetics'', were landmark works. They introduced exact and logical thinking into the brand new discipline of cybernetics and were highly influential. Provided by Wikipedia
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