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Adaptive, self-adjusting, or self-optimizing servos are designed for operation in a slowly-changing environment as opposed to servos intended for a fixed environment. Optimalizer controls and similar devices which hunt for and adjust to a pre-set optimum condition are considered as adaptive servos. The references which follow are a selective sampling of the latest material on this subject taken from the open literature and technical reports. Servos which are designed to operate at some pre-set optimum based on pre-filtering of input signals evolved from Wiener's optimum filter theory, and, accordingly, references to the latter topic have also been included.