Every Good Regulator of a System Must Be a Model of That System

  • Roger C. Conant
  • W. Ross Ashby
Part of the International Federation for Systems Research International Series on Systems Science and Engineering book series (IFSR, volume 7)


Today, as a step towards the control of complex dynamic systems, models are being used ubiquitously. Being modelled, for instance, are the air traffic flows around New York, the endocrine balances of the pregnant sheep, and the flows of money among the banking centres.


Banking Centre Optimal Distribution Optimal Regulator Good Regulator Complex Dynamic System 
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  • Roger C. Conant
  • W. Ross Ashby

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