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Norbert Wiener’s connections to India run deep. Here he is pictured (along with his wife, Mrs Mahalanobis, Mrs Shewart, P C Mahalanobis and others) during a 1955 trip to the Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata.

Norbert Wiener’s connections to India run deep. Here he is pictured (along with his wife, Mrs Mahalanobis, Mrs Shewart, P C Mahalanobis and others) during a 1955 trip to the Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata.


23 April – 21st Century Norbert Wiener Memorial Lecture.
Click here for Abstracts of some Lectures.


Ready References on Norbert Wiener and Cybernetics

We are delighted to announce the opportunity for scholars and researchers working in India to participate in two pre-conference events on Norbert Wiener in the 21st Century and “Thinking Machines in the Physical World”:

  1. 22-23 April 2016: A Two-Day Symposium (Click here for schedule) on the interdisciplinary implications of Norbert Wiener’s work, which will explore various applications for the human use of theories of automation (event presented in association with the National Institute of Advanced Studies, Indian Institute of Science Campus, Bangalore, NASSCOM, and the IEEE India Council
  2. 9-13 May 2016: A Lecture Series  (Click here for schedule) on Norbert Wiener’s work and its applications in Industry, Biology, Art, Medicine, Computer Science, and Automation (event presented in association with the Central University of Rajasthan, NASSCOM, and the IEEE India Council

Visit our website’s Reading Corner to learn more about Norbert Wiener and cybernetics. Stay tuned for details about speakers, schedules, and venues!


Tentative Schedule for Two-Day Symposium (22-23 April, 2016)

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Tentative Schedule for Lecture Series (09-13 May, 2016)

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India Team:

Prof. L M Patnaik, Honorary Professor, Department of Electronic Systems
Engineering,Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore.

Prof. A K Pujari, Vice Chancellor, Central University of Rajasthan, Rajasthan

Mr. M.G.P.L.Narayana, Vice President, Chief Scientist & Head, Business
Systems & Cybernetics Center (BS&CC), Tata Consultancy Services, Hyderabad

Ms. Supriya Kummamuru, Principal Scientist,Business Systems & Cybernetics
Center (BS&CC), Tata Consultancy Services, Hyderabad.

Dr. Arundhati Bhattacharyya, Scientist-‘G’ & Director ‘Cybernetics
Systems’, DRDO, Hyderabad

Prof. Dipti Prasad Mukherjee,Professor & Head,Electronics and
Communication Sciences Unit, Computer and Communication Sciences Division,
Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkatta.

Mr. V. Udaya Sankar, Deputy Manager, NASSCOM

Prof. T V Gopal, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, CEG Campus,
Anna University, Chennai – 21CW 2016 India Participation Co-Ordinator



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India Events are in association with IEEE India Council

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