Wiener, Norbert

(1894-1964)
   American mathematician. Born in Columbia, Missouri, he was the son of Leo Wiener, a professor of Slavic studies at Harvard. He studied at Tufts and later at Harvard. He taught at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His works include Ex-Prodigy: My Childhood, The Human Use of Human Beings, Cybernetics and The Tempest.

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  • WIENER, NORBERT — (1894–1964), U.S. mathematician; inventor of the science of cybernetics. Born in Columbia, Missouri, Wiener was a child prodigy. He was the son of leo wiener , historian of Yiddish language, literature, and folklore and professor of Slavic… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Wiener, Norbert — born Nov. 26, 1894, Columbia, Mo., U.S. died March 18, 1964, Stockholm, Swed. U.S. mathematician. He earned a Ph.D. from Harvard at 18. He joined the faculty of MIT in 1919. His work on generalized harmonic analysis and Tauberian theorems (which… …   Universalium

  • Wiener , Norbert — (1894–1964) American mathematician Born in Columbia, Missouri, Wiener was a child prodigy in mathematics who sustained his early promise to become a mathematician of great originality and creativity. He is probably one of the most outstanding… …   Scientists

  • Wiener, Norbert — ► (1894 1964) Matemático estadounidense que, junto con el cardiólogo A. Rosenblueth, creó y definió la cibernética. En 1948 publicó la obra La cibernética, o el control y la comunicación en el animal y la máquina, en la que expone los principios… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Wiener,Norbert — Wie·ner (wēʹnər), Norbert. 1894 1964. American mathematician who founded the field of cybernetics. * * * …   Universalium

  • Wiener, Norbert — ● /vie nair/ np. m. ►PERS (26/11/1894 18/03/1964). Mathématicien étasunien, diplômé de Harvard. Ce fut l un des fondateurs américains de l informatique moderne (i.e. après les systèmes purement mécaniques comme la machine de Babbage, Charles),… …   Dictionnaire d'informatique francophone

  • Wiener, Norbert —  (1894–1964) American mathematician, developed the science of cybernetics …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Norbert Wiener — Born November 26, 1894(1894 11 26) Columbia, Missouri, U.S …   Wikipedia

  • Norbert Weiner — Norbert Wiener (* 26. November 1894 in Columbia, Missouri; † 18. März 1964 in Stockholm) war ein amerikanischer Mathematiker. Er ist als Begründer der Kybernetik bekannt, ein Ausdruck, den er in seinem Werk Cybernetics or Control and… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Norbert Wiener — (* 26. November 1894 in Columbia, Missouri; † 18. März 1964 in Stockholm) war ein US amerikanischer Mathematiker. Er ist als Begründer der Kybernetik bekannt, ein Ausdruck, den er in seinem Werk Cybernetics or Control and Communication in the… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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