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CybCon '79

SIXTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE: "Recent Topics in Cybernetics"
Held on 3 September 1979.

10.00-11.00. Keynote Address: "On Understanding and Modelling Systems". Professor P.K. M'Pherson, Department of Systems Science, City University.

11.00-12.30. Papers relating to Human and Social Science.
Chairman: Dr R. Glanville, Architectural Association..

11.00-11.30. "Can Information Theory be applied to Education?" Dr E.R. Davies, Department of Physics, Royal Holloway College, University of London.

11.30-12.00. "Social Chips." Dr M. Robinson, Social Sciences Department, Systems Research Ltd, Kingston upon Thames.

12.00-12.30 Discussion.

14.00-15.45. Papers relating to Physical and Biological Sciences.
Chairman: Dr B. Warburton, School of Pharmacy, University of London.

14.00-14.30. "Cybernetics and Dimensional Analysis." Dr F.G. Canepa, Department of Physics, Northern Polytechnic, Holloway Road, London.

14.30-15.00. "Control of Bacterial Gene Expression." A. Alldrick, School of Pharmacy, University of London.

15.00-15.30. "How to make Intelligent Systems." A. Pepper, Chelsea College, University of London.

15.30-15.45. Discussion.

16.10-17.20. Papers relating to Philosophical and Epistemological Sciences.
Chairman: Professor P.K. M'Pherson, Department of Systems Science, City University.

16.10-16.40."Inside every Black Box there are Two White Boxes trying to get out." Dr R. Glanville, Architectural Association.

16.40-17.10. "Can a Machine say 'Cogito Ergo Sum'"? Dr B. Warburton, School of Pharmacy, University of London.

17.10-17.20. Discussion.

17.20. Chairman's Address: Dr A.G.S. Pask, Systems Research Ltd, Richmond.


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