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The Machine as metaphor and tool

Author: H Haken; Anders Karlqvist; Uno Svedin
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer-Verlag, ©1993.
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Written in non-technical language and addressing scientists and laymen alike, this study discusses various aspects of the machine metaphor - one deeply rooted in Western culture - describing the  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Machine as metaphor and tool.
Berlin ; New York : Springer-Verlag, ©1993
(OCoLC)647262520
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H Haken; Anders Karlqvist; Uno Svedin
ISBN: 3540558160 9783540558163 0387558160 9780387558165
OCLC Number: 28183629
Description: viii, 165 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction / Anders Karlqvist and Uno Svedin --
2. The Brain's Software: The Natural Languages and Poetic Information Processing / S. Ryan Johansson --
3. The Mechanization of Time / Lennart Lundmark --
4. The Three-Dimensional Text: Computers, Writing and Performance / Julian Hilton --
5. Misled by Metaphors: Two Tools that Don't Always Work / A.K. Dewdney --
6. Bionics Revisited / Robert Rosen --
7. Mathematical Machines / Paul Henry --
8. Are Synergetic Systems (Including Brains) Machines? / Hermann Haken --
9. From Clocks to Chaos: Humanizing the Mechanistic World-View / Stephen Toulmin.
Responsibility: Hermann Haken, Anders Karlqvist, Uno Svedin, eds.
Local System Bib Number:
151344
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