The essential goal of cybernetics is to understand and define the functions and processes of systems that have goals and that participate in circular, causal chains that move from action to sensing to comparison with desired goal, and again to action. Studies in cybernetics provide a means for examining the design and function of any system, including social systems such as business management and organizational learning, including for the purpose of making them more efficient and effective.
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A Curriculum for Cybernetics and Systems Theory
List of suggested books, periodicals, television shows and computer programs for a classroom curriculum or individual study in cybernetics and systems theory.
A glossary and definitions (including web links) for cybernetics at the Open Site Encyclopedia Project.
Blog providing an introduction to cybernetics which is the interdisciplinary study of the structure of regulatory systems and is closely related to control theory and systems theory.
Principia Cybernetica Web (PCP)
An international project to develop a philosophy based on the principles of cybernetics and supported by collaborative computer technologies.
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