A Cybernetic View of Biological Growth by Stebbing

By Stebbing

Maia is the tale of an idea, and its improvement right into a operating speculation, that gives a cybernetic interpretation of the way progress is managed. development on the lowest point is managed by way of regulating the speed of progress. entry to the output of regulate mechanisms is supplied through perturbing the becoming organism, after which filtering out the implications to development price. The output of the expansion regulate mechanism is then obtainable for interpretation and modelling. Perturbation experiments were used to supply interpretations of hormesis, the neutralization of inhibitory load and purchased tolerance to poisonous inhibition, and catch-up progress. The account starts off with an advent to cybernetics overlaying the law of development and inhabitants elevate in animals and guy and describes this new method of entry the keep an eye on of development techniques. This publication is appropriate for postgraduate scholars of organic cybernetics and researchers of organic progress, endocrinology, inhabitants ecology and toxicology.

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