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Jason Souder Comm 1250 Cybernetic Tradition The Cybernetic Tradition is communication as information processing. This theory shows that information is processed by feedback. The highest form of this is to maximize communication information that each system can carry. Systems may include computers, families, organizations, and even a telephone. The Shannon and Weaver Model is a good example of a telephone’s cybernetic communication. A messenger sends a message and then it is transmitted by a signal, which communicates the source of the noise. The receiver then receives the signal and the message has arrived at its destination. Cybernetic tradition makes it possible to process feedback in our heads, much like a
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Unformatted text preview: computer is able to use its RAM (memory) to process your next use of it. This tradition enables humans to process feedback that we receive to predict or prepare what is going to happen next, or to better equip us to make decisions based on the feedback. It is useful in many areas for practical application such as learning in a classroom, conducting experiments, or fighting in a war. Because the human brain is equipped to adapt to its interpretations of information that is processed, the Cybernetic tradition makes sense of the way we made decisions....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course COMM 1250 taught by Professor Malloris during the Spring '08 term at Indiana Institute of Technology.

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