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Cybernetics is a wide-ranging field concerned with circular causal processes such as feedback. Norbert Wiener named the field after an example of circular causal feedback - that of steering a ship where the steersperson adjusts their steering in response to the effect it is observed as having, enabling a steady course to be maintained amongst disturbances such as cross-winds or the tide.

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Organizations relating to Cybernetics

Workflow Management Coalition / Cohasset MA, USA / Est. 1993
Physical Security Interoperability Alliance / Santa Clara CA, USA / Est. 2008
Operations Research Society of East Africa / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 2003
International Society for Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization / Baltimore MD, USA / Est. 1991
Pacific Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency / Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency / St Michael, Barbados
East African Centre of Excellence for Renewable Energy and Efficiency / Kampala, Uganda / Est. 2016
Association of Asian-Pacific Operational Research Societies within IFORS / Quezon City, Philippines / Est. 1985
Airline Group of IFORS / Southlake TX, USA / Est. 1961
Commission européenne pour l'efficacité de la justice / Strasbourg, France / Est. 2002
International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation / Paris, France / Est. 2009
International Coalition for the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on a Communications Procedure
European Union Agency for the Operational Management of Large-Scale IT Systems in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice / Tallinn, Estonia / Est. 2011
Budapest Union for the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1977
Coordinating Committee for Intercontinental Research Networking / Est. 1987
International Systems Institute / Livermore CA, USA / Est. 1980
Energy Efficiency in Industrial Processes / Brussels, Belgium
European Energy Efficiency Fund / Est. 2011
Global Network for Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production / Vienna, Austria / Est. 2010
International Institute for Advanced Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetics / Tecumseh ON, Canada / Est. 1980
Association of North American Operations Research Societies within IFORS / Pittsburgh PA, USA / Est. 1987
Asian-Pacific Operations Research Centre, Beijing / Est. 1995
Center for Operations Research and Econometrics / Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium / Est. 1966
West and Central African Operational Research Society / Est. 2003
International Institute of Stochastic Optimization
World Alliance for Efficient Solutions / Lausanne, Switzerland
WMO Resource Mobilization Office / Geneva, Switzerland
Conférence internationale des industries de procédés / Paris, France
European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research
International Conference on Analysis and Optimization of Systems / Le Chesnay, France
High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness
International Conference on Modelling, Optimization and Simulation
Conférence Francophone en Gestion et Ingénierie des Systèmes Hospitaliers
Convention Relating to Civil Procedure, 1905 / Est. 1905
Agreement on Scientific Cooperation in the Field of Organizational Control, Cybernetics and Operational Research / Est. 1972
Agreement on Import Licensing Procedures / Est. 1979
Energy Charter Protocol on Energy Efficiency and Related Environmental Effects / Est. 1994
Agreement on Simplification of Visa Procedures for the Businessmen of ECO Countries / Est. 1995
Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure / Est. 1977
Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade / Rome, Italy / Est. 1998
International Convention on the Simplification and Harmonization of Customs Procedures / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1973
Internal Agreement on the Measures and Procedures Required for Implementation of the Second ACP-EEC Convention of Lomé / Est. 1979
International Agreement on the Procedure for the Establishment of Tariffs for Intra-European Scheduled Air Services / Montréal QC, Canada / Est. 1987
Ilopango Agreement Concerning Inspection Procedures with the Objective of Guaranteeing the Safety of Flight Operations in Central America, Panama and Belize / Est. 1995
Treaty on International Procedural Law, 1889 / Est. 1889
Agreement between Customs Authorities in Order to Facilitate the Procedure in the Case of Undischarged or Lost Triptychs / Est. 1931
Treaty on International Procedural Law, 1940 / Est. 1940
International Agreement on the Procedure for the Establishment of Tariffs for Scheduled Air Services / Montréal QC, Canada / Est. 1967
Convention on a Common Transit Procedure / Est. 1987
Treaty Respecting Procedural Law / Est. 1901

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