IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics

Issue 7 • July 1976

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  • [Table of contents]

    Publication Year: 1976, Page(s): c1
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  • IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society

    Publication Year: 1976, Page(s): c2
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  • Investigations into the World3 Model: The Capital and Resource Subsystem

    Publication Year: 1976, Page(s):455 - 466
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    In the activities of the Dutch Global Dynamics project group, much attention has been paid to studies of the world models of Forrester and Meadows. The first part of the results of a thorough analysis of the ultimate version of the World3 model is discussed. It is argued that the capital and resource sector plays a leading part in the model and that the behavior of growth, followed by decline, is ... View full abstract»

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  • Human Perception of the Statistical Properties of Discrete Time Series: Effects of Interpolation Methods

    Publication Year: 1976, Page(s):466 - 473
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    The human's ability to estimate the mean and standard deviation of discrete time series is discussed. The effect of polynomial interpolation formulas on these two statistics is considered both mathematically and experimentally. Derivations show that the piece-wise continuous functions resulting from polynomial interpolation have unbiased expected values and biased variances. Results of two experim... View full abstract»

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  • Sequential GMDH Algorithm and Its Application to River Flow Prediction

    Publication Year: 1976, Page(s):473 - 479
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    A heuristic self-organization method for constructing a nonlinear river flow prediction model from the available data such as river flow and areal mean precipitation is presented. Our algorithm, the improved version of the GMDH proposed by A. G. Ivakhnenko, is useful for the prediction of complex nonlinear systems with a large number of variables and with a small amount of available input-output d... View full abstract»

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  • Heuristic Estimation/Detection of Repetitive Signals

    Publication Year: 1976, Page(s):480 - 485
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    A heuristic technique is presented for detecting the presence of an unknown signal in noise and estimating its waveshape. The heuristic utilizes the most recent estimate of the waveshape as a template against which new observations are matched. If the match is "good," the observation is used to update the estimate, and the procedure is repeated. If the match is "poor," the observation is discarded... View full abstract»

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  • An Application of the Projection Transform Technique in Image Transmission

    Publication Year: 1976, Page(s):486 - 493
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    Projection transform technique is applied to digital image transmission. Transform samples on various central sections of a Fourier space are attained with a fast Fourier transform algorithm. Quantization, coding, and transmission follow in order. The complete Fourier space information is then, upon reception of signals, estimated from the transform samples at these various central sections. The r... View full abstract»

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  • The Structures of Automata to Adapt to an Unknown Environment

    Publication Year: 1976, Page(s):494 - 504
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    A general fixed structure automaton acting in stationary random multireaction environment is described. Some necessary conditions are shown for automata to be purposeful or adaptive in an unknown environment (to be more profitable than a no-purpose, or random, automaton). By the necessary conditions it is proved that there exists no perfectly adaptive automaton. A necessary condition for automata ... View full abstract»

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  • On Fitts' Law with Two-Handed Movement

    Publication Year: 1976, Page(s):504 - 505
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  • A Model-Based Analysis of a Display for Helicopter Landing Approach

    Publication Year: 1976, Page(s):505 - 511
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  • Elements of Power System Analysis, Third Edition

    Publication Year: 1976, Page(s): 512
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  • Systeme Mit Verteilten Parametern (Distributed Parameter Systems)

    Publication Year: 1976, Page(s):512 - 513
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  • Contributors

    Publication Year: 1976, Page(s):513 - 514
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  • IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society

    Publication Year: 1976, Page(s): 514-a
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  • Information for authors

    Publication Year: 1976, Page(s): 514b
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