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Date: 1900-2000
Language: Greek
Origin: kybernetes 'person who guides a boat, governor', from kybernan 'to steer, govern'

cybernetics

noun
     
Related topics: Computers
cy‧ber‧net‧ics [uncountable]
TDHBH the scientific study of the way in which information is moved and controlled in machines, the brain, and the nervous system
cybernetic adjective

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