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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 180–203.
Published: 01 December 2019
... planning. This innovative approach, very different from the styles of reasoning in mathematical economics of his time, was grounded in his work on pattern recognition and informed by a cybernetic vision of control as information processing and communication in complex systems. From Pattern Recognition...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 115–142.
Published: 01 December 2020
... in control engineering. Richard Bellman described it as a marriage of classical optimization theory and the probabilistic theory of stochastic processes. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 control engineering feedback loops cybernetics Arnold Tustin John Maynard Keynes I am...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 270–293.
Published: 01 December 2020
.... This article focuses on the story of one group created by the control engineer Mark Aizerman at the Institute of Control Sciences in Moscow. It discusses the origins and the outstanding diversity and dynamics of the group’s research agenda, reconstructs the factors that made Aizerman turn from the cybernetics...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (suppl_1): 295–314.
Published: 01 December 2014
...William Thomas This article examines certain issues in postwar economic theory and compares them with related issues in the nascent fields of cybernetics, industrial dynamics, and operations research. Because all these fields had close connections to MIT, the comparison provides an opportunity...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 133–164.
Published: 01 December 2010
... theory to cybernetics. As this profusion of analytical technologies gathered pace in the early years of the Cold War, practitioners of economics and cognate disciplines began to register what I term tool shock . Foundational debates about the epistemological properties and scientific legitimacy...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 204–227.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., the Institute of Cybernetics founded by Glus- hkov provided automated management systems to some 80 percent of all pipelines.11 The OGAS story is important because it shows, “rst, the strategic impor- tance of computerization and, second, that the success of computerization was intertwined with the development...
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History of Political Economy (1997) 29 (suppl_1): 11–40.
Published: 01 January 1997
... a whole range of cyborg sciences: molecular genetics, information theory, computer science, chaos theory, cybernetics, neural psychobiology, artificial life, systems theory, operations research, and game theory. However, cyborg sciences are not simply distinguished by their sub­ ject...
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History of Political Economy (1975) 7 (4): 482–498.
Published: 01 November 1975
... and control processes in man-made machines, in animal organisms, in the human mind, and in large human societies. This, I think, was probably the central contribution of his notion of cybernetics. Here he applied the notion of feedback to the theory of steering. The notion of cyber- netics...
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History of Political Economy (2024) 56 (1): 170–173.
Published: 01 February 2024
... and society” (Liu, Qin, Zheng, and Xiang, 62) or that “economic cybernetics brought significant economic and social benefits for both the planned economy and the market economy” (Liu, Qin, Zheng, and Xiang, 68). In Romania, the account of Emilian Dobrescu, an economist who served on the State Planning...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 155–179.
Published: 01 December 2019
... approaches. The movement sought to fur- ther, or to modernize, the development of Soviet society by introducing mathematical methods and systems science in what came to be called an economic cybernetics. History of Political Economy 51 (annual suppl.) DOI 10.1215/00182702-7903276 Copyright 2019 by Duke...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (3): 435–461.
Published: 01 September 2014
... . “ Stochastic Version of Polterovich’s Model: Exponential Turnpike Theorems for Equilibrium Paths .” Macroeconomic Dynamics 3 ( 2 ): 149 – 66 . Ashby W. Ross . 1956 . An Introduction to Cybernetics . London : Chapman & Hall . Barro Robert J. Grossman Herschel I. . 1971...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (Suppl_1): 283–304.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Press. Kamien, Morton I. 1981 . “It's Just Like New York!” In Essays in Contemporary Fields of Economics , edited by George Horwich and James P. Quirk. West Lafayette, Ind.: Purdue University Press. Klir, George J., and Miroslav Valach. 1967 . Cybernetic Modelling . London: Iliffe Books...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (2): 243–278.
Published: 01 April 2021
..., and the Cybernetic Apparatus .” Critical Inquiry 38 , no. 1 : 96 – 126 . Godelier Maurice . 2012 . Lévi-Strauss . Paris : Seuil . Guilbaud Georges-Théodule . 1949 . “ La Théorie des Jeux: Contribution Critique à la Théorie de la Valeur .” Economie Appliquée 2 , no. 2 : 275 – 319...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 158–186.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Harald . 1970 . Economic Planning in Norway: Methods and Models . Oslo : Universitetsforlaget . Klein Lawrence R. Goldberger Arthur S. 1955 . An Econometric Model for the United States, 1929–1952 . Amsterdam : North-Holland . Kline Ronald R. 2015 . The Cybernetics...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 1–21.
Published: 01 December 2010
... University Press. Bonnell, Victoria E., and George W. Breslauer. 2003. Soviet and Post-Soviet Area Studies. Global, Area, and International Archive. http://escholarship.org/uc/item/4ct4x896 . Bowker, Geof. 1993 . How to Be Universal: Some Cybernetic Strategies, 1943–70. Social Studies of Science...
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History of Political Economy (2024) 56 (3): 537–560.
Published: 01 June 2024
... in economics and political science following a relatively slow debut in those disciplines in the 1940s. Gone was Netting's cybernetically inspired language of homeostasis, feedback, and adjustment. Instead, in Ostrom's view, recent game-theoretical work by Selten, Robert Axelrod, David Kreps, and Robert Wilson...
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History of Political Economy (1969) 1 (1): 187–216.
Published: 01 March 1969
...-fifties, per- meated the whole of Soviet society, and what is true of economics is also true in varying degrees of historiography, cybernetics, theoretical physics, genetics, sociology, and even philosophy. The marked reduction in onerous Party supervision and censorship of the sciences...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (1): 101–112.
Published: 01 March 1990
... 3. Citations to early GE articles in non-social-science journals Category of journal Number of citations Mathematics and applied mathematics 139 Statistics and probability 30 Computer applications and cybernetics 45...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 127–151.
Published: 01 December 2019
... after the postwar reconstruction. From the moment of Stalin s interment, economists, managers, and politi- cians had proposed schemes ranging from technical €xes to enterprise accounting, to bureaucratic reorganizations, to moonshot-level dreams of nationwide cybernetic networking. By the 1970s...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 221–244.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Loading of Generating Stations .” Electrical Engineering 50 , no. 9 : 722 – 27 . doi.org/10.1109/EE.1931.6429418 . Wiener Norbert . 1948 . Cybernetics, or, Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine . New York : Wiley and Sons . Wu Felix F . 1990...