Origin of cyberneticscoined (1948) by Norbert Wiener ; from Classical Greek kybern?t?s, helmsman (; from kybernan, to steer, govern) + -ics
noun(used with a sing. verb)
Origin of cyberneticsFrom Greek kubernētēs, governor, from kubernān, to govern.
- cy′ber·net′i·cist, cy′ber·ne·ti′cian
From Ancient Greek κυβερνητικός (kubernētikos, “good at steering, good pilot”), from κυβερνάω (kubernaō, “I steer, drive, guide, act as a pilot”), possibly based on 1830s French cybernétique "the art of governing." The term was coined in 1948 by U.S. mathematician Norbert Wiener.