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Issue 3 • Date July 1970

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  • [Table of contents]

    Publication Year: 1970 , Page(s): c1
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  • IEEE Systems Science and Cybernetics Group

    Publication Year: 1970 , Page(s): c2
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  • Editorial

    Publication Year: 1970 , Page(s): 161
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  • A Simulation for a Short Takeoff and Landing System Traffic Analysis

    Publication Year: 1970 , Page(s): 162 - 172
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    A model has been developed to simulate an urban short takeoff and landing (STOL) system. It was designed as a tool for the evaluation of flight hardware and also to provide insight into the specialized nature of an urban transportation system such as the one envisioned for the Northeast Corridor. The actions of aircraft are treated in the high level of detail characteristic of an urban shuttle sys... View full abstract»

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  • Pattern Recognition Approach to Medical Diagnosis

    Publication Year: 1970 , Page(s): 173 - 178
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    A sequential method of pattern recognition was used to recognize hyperthyroidism in a sample of 2208 patients being treated at the Straub Clinic in Honolulu, Hawaii. For this, the method of class featuring information compression (CLAFIC) [1] was used, introducing some significant improvements in computer medical diagnosis, which by its very nature is a pattern recognition problem. A unique subspa... View full abstract»

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  • The Nearest Neighbor Classification Rule with a Reject Option

    Publication Year: 1970 , Page(s): 179 - 185
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    An observation comes from one of two possible classes. If all the statistics of the problem are known, Bayes' classification scheme yields the minimum probability of error. If, instead, the statistics are not known and one is given only a labeled training set, it is known that the nearest neighbor rule has an asymptotic error no greater than twice that of Bayes' rule. Here the (k,k¿) nearest neig... View full abstract»

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  • Self-Organizing Approach to the Stochastic Fuel Regulator Problem

    Publication Year: 1970 , Page(s): 186 - 191
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    A self-organizing procedure to achieve a performance adaptive controller with asymptotically optimal properties is proposed for systems with completely or partially unknown dynamics. A physically realizable controller that operates in an unknown stochastic environment is obtained. The accrued cost during a global random search for the minimum converges to the minimum value corresponding to the spe... View full abstract»

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  • Natural Bilinear Control Processes

    Publication Year: 1970 , Page(s): 192 - 197
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    A nonlinear class of models for biological and physical processes is surveyed. It is shown that these so-called bilinear systems have a variable dynamical structure that makes them quite controllable. While control systems are classically designed so there are no unstable modes, bilinear systems may utilize appropriately controlled unstable modes of response to enhance controllability. View full abstract»

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  • A Parallel Optimum Seeking Technique-Dynostat

    Publication Year: 1970 , Page(s): 197 - 208
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    Dynostat is the name given to a system optimization technique employing both instantaneous and predictive optimum seeking strategies in parallel. Although it has both off-line and on-line capabilities of application this account is concerned mainly with an explanation of the essentials of the technique in the context of off-line optimization studies. A brief description of a successful application... View full abstract»

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  • Adaptive Global Search in a Time-Variant Environment Using a Probabilistic Automaton with Pattern Recognition Supervision

    Publication Year: 1970 , Page(s): 209 - 217
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    A probabilistic automaton with pattern recognition supervision is considered as an on-line real-time adaptive controller for a complex plant with a multimodal performance-index structure and subjected to an environment which randomly fluctuates in time. This environment is considered to be partially measurable but entirely uncontrollable. The automaton discussed is capable not only of learning the... View full abstract»

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  • University Programs in Systems Engineering

    Publication Year: 1970 , Page(s): 217 - 228
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    A survey of university programs in systems engineering is presented. Only institutions having formally organized programs leading to degrees or options in systems engineering, systems science, cybernetics, or related fields are included. A list of institutions includes a statement of the history and position of the program at the institution. Eighteen categories of subject matter offered in these ... View full abstract»

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  • The Sum-Line Extrapolative Algorithm and Its Application to Statistical Classification Problems

    Publication Year: 1970 , Page(s): 229 - 239
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    The sum-line algorithm (SLA) for use with an adaptive linear threshold element is shown experimentally to have excellent extrapolative properties when applied to two-class multivariate Gaussian pattern-classification problems, even when the number of sample patterns is severely limited. The algorithm iteratively adapts the desired analog-output sum of the threshold element while simultaneously ada... View full abstract»

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  • Correction to "Visual Feature Extraction by a Multilayered Network of Analog Threshold Elements"

    Publication Year: 1970 , Page(s): 239
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  • Computational Experience with the Davidon Method Applied to Optimal Control Problems

    Publication Year: 1970 , Page(s): 240 - 242
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    The Davidon method as extended by Tripathi and Narendra [1], [2] is applied to optimal control problems with terminal state constraints adjoined to the cost functional as penalty functions. The results of two numerical examples indicate that this algorithm provides an attractive alternative to conjugate gradient algorithms. View full abstract»

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  • Optimum Allocation of Personal Presence

    Publication Year: 1970 , Page(s): 242 - 244
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    A person may give his attention directly by transporting himself from place to place, or vicariously by communicating over a wire with the object of his attention. A procedure is presented for combined allocation of these two kinds of personal presence. Allocation of a physician's time to direct diagnosis versus telediagnosis is an example. View full abstract»

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  • Decoupled Method for Approximation of Signals by Exponentials

    Publication Year: 1970 , Page(s): 244 - 246
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    This noniterative method for approximating empirical signals over [O, ¿) by a linear combination of exponentials yields suboptimal approximation. Notably, the dependence of the suboptimal exponents ¿i¿ on the fractional integral square error ¿ is such that lim¿¿0 ¿i = ¿i, the optimal exponents. The integral square error in representation is studied for a sin and a square pulse, and a usefu... View full abstract»

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  • A Recognition Algorithm for Handprinted Arabic Numerals

    Publication Year: 1970 , Page(s): 246 - 250
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    A recognition algorithm for handprinted Arabic numerals is proposed. The algorithm is applied to a set of test samples and the test results are presented. View full abstract»

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  • Proposed New Unit: Pitts

    Publication Year: 1970 , Page(s): 250
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  • Book Reviews

    Publication Year: 1970 , Page(s): 251 - 253
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  • Contributors

    Publication Year: 1970 , Page(s): 254 - 255
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  • Information for authors

    Publication Year: 1970 , Page(s): 255c
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