# Norbert Wiener

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American mathematician, scientist in cybernetics and artificial intelligence

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## Why Is Norbert Wiener Influential?

(Suggest an Edit or Addition)According to Wikipedia, Norbert Wiener was an American mathematician, computer scientist and philosopher. He became a professor of mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology . A child prodigy, Wiener later became an early researcher in stochastic and mathematical noise processes, contributing work relevant to electronic engineering, electronic communication, and control systems.

## Norbert Wiener's Published Works

### Published Works

- Extrapolation, Interpolation, and Smoothing of Stationary Time Series (1964) (3353)
- The Homogeneous Chaos (1938) (1936)
- Cybernetics: Or Control and Communication in Animal and the Machine (1949) (1758)
- Nonlinear Problems in Random Theory (1964) (1565)
- Extrapolation, Interpolation, and Smoothing of Stationary Time Series, with Engineering Applications (1949) (1375)
- Fourier Transforms in the Complex Domain (1934) (1287)
- Behavior, Purpose and Teleology (1943) (1195)
- Cybernetics: Or Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine (1949) (1149)
- Generalized harmonic analysis (1930) (966)
- Cybernetics, or control and communication in the animal and the machine, 2nd ed. (1961) (863)
- The Fourier Integral: and certain of its Applications (1933) (787)
- The Human Use of Human Beings (1950) (606)
- The mathematical formulation of the problem of conduction of impulses in a network of connected excitable elements, specifically in cardiac muscle. (1946) (596)
- The prediction theory of multivariate stochastic processes (1957) (528)
- The Wiener RMS (Root Mean Square) Error Criterion in Filter Design and Prediction (1949) (449)
- The Quadratic Variation of a Function and its Fourier Coefficients (1924) (367)
- The Role of Models in Science (1945) (349)
- Cybernetics, Second Edition: or the Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine (1965) (320)
- The Dirichlet Problem (1924) (267)
- The ergodic theorem (1939) (242)
- The prediction theory of multivariate stochastic processes, II (1958) (238)
- God and Golem, inc. : a comment on certain points where cybernetics impinges on religion (1964) (238)
- Resume of Fundamental Mathematical Notions (1949) (185)
- Notes on random functions (1933) (182)
- Some Moral and Technical Consequences of Automation. (1960) (172)
- I Am a Mathematician (1956) (165)
- Hermitian Polynomials and Fourier Analysis (1929) (135)
- Purposeful and Non-Purposeful Behavior (1950) (118)
- On the representation of functions by trigonometrical integrals (1926) (106)
- Certain Notions in Potential Theory (102)
- Harmonic Analysis and Ergodic Theory (1941) (99)
- Fourier-Stieltjes Transforms and Singular Infinite Convolutions (1938) (89)
- The Average of an Analytic Functional and the Brownian Movement. (1921) (84)
- The Average value of a Functional (73)
- The Average of an Analytic Functional. (1921) (72)
- A NEW FORM FOR THE STATISTICAL POSTULATE OF QUANTUM MECHANICS (1953) (71)
- A New Theory of Measurement: A Study in the Logic of Mathematics (69)
- Cybernetics Or Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine, Second Edition (1965) (64)
- TIME, COMMUNICATION, AND THE NERVOUS SYSTEM (1948) (64)
- I am a mathematician : the later life of a prodigy ; an autobiographical account of the mature years and career of Norbert Wiener and a continuation of the account of his childhood in Ex-prodigy (1956) (63)
- On the factorization of matrices (1955) (58)
- A Note on Tauberian Theorems (1932) (56)
- Nonlinear Prediction and Dynamics (1956) (51)
- The Spectrum of an Array and its Application to the Study of the Translation Properties of a Simple Class of Arithmetical Functions: Part One The Spectrum of an Array (1927) (51)
- On absolutely convergent Fourier-Stieltjes transforms (1938) (50)
- Coherency Matrices and Quantum (1928) (50)
- Nets and the Dirichlet Problem (1923) (46)
- Notes on the theory and application of Fourier transforms. I, II (1933) (46)
- On Singular Distributions (1938) (45)
- The operational calculus (1926) (40)
- The Mean of a Functional of Arbitrary Elements (1920) (40)
- God & Golem, Inc. (1964) (37)
- Differential space, quantum systems, and prediction (1971) (37)
- Generalized Harmonic Analysis and Tauberian Theorems (1966) (34)
- Wave Mechanics in Classical Phase Space, Brownian Motion, and Quantum Theory (1966) (34)
- Ex-Prodigy: My Childhood And Youth (1964) (33)
- An account of the spike potential of axons (1948) (32)
- The differential-space theory of quantum systems (1955) (31)
- Cybernetics of the nervous system (1965) (31)
- Response of a Non-Linear Device to Noise (1942) (29)
- CONTRIBUTIONS AUX PROBLÈMES DE L'INTÉGRATION SENSORIO MOTRICE ET DE LA CYBERNÉTIQUE: SOME MAXIMS FOR BIOLOGISTS AND PSYCHOLOGISTS (1950) (29)
- On the Ergodic Dynamics of Almost Periodic Systems (1941) (26)
- On the oscillation of the derivatives of a periodic function (1942) (26)
- The Discrete Chaos (1943) (25)
- ''THEORY OF MEASUREMENT'' IN DIFFERENTIAL-SPACE QUANTUM THEORY (1956) (25)
- A statistical analysis of synaptic excitation. (1949) (24)
- Nerve, brain and memory models (1963) (24)
- A New Method in Tauberian Theorems (1928) (22)
- The Role of the Observer (1936) (21)
- A Factorization of Positive Hermitian Matrices (1959) (21)
- Progress in biocybernetics (1964) (21)
- LINGUISTICS AND COMMUNICATION THEORY (20)
- Harmonic analysis and the quantum theory (1929) (19)
- On Bivariate Stationary Processes and the Factorization of Matrix-Valued Functions (1959) (19)
- A New Formulation of the Laws of Quantization of Periodic and Aperiodic Phenomena (18)
- Limit in terms of continuous transformation (18)
- Selected papers of Norbert Wiener (1964) (17)
- Note on a Paper of O. Perron (17)
- Some Problems in Sensory Prosynthesis (1949) (16)
- Problems of sensory prosthesis (1951) (16)
- The total variation of $g(x+h)-g(x)$ (1933) (16)
- Notes on the theory and application of Fourier transforms. III, IV, V, VI, VII (1933) (15)
- Note on a Paper of M.Banach (15)
- Speech, Language, and Learning (1950) (14)
- The Harmonic Analysis of Irregular Motion (14)
- On a Theorem of Bochner and Hardy (1927) (14)
- Analytic approximations to topological transformations (1926) (13)
- The definition and ergodic properties of the stochastic adjoint of a unitary transformation (1957) (12)
- Homeostasis in the individual and society (1951) (12)
- Perspectives in cybernetics. (1965) (11)
- What is information theory? (Edtl.) (1956) (11)
- Random Time (1958) (10)
- Quantum Mechanics, Haldane, and Leibniz (1934) (10)
- Quantum Theory and Gravitational Relativity (1927) (10)
- Intellectual Honesty and the Contemporary Scientist (1964) (10)
- Mr. Lewis and Implication (1916) (9)
- Is Mathematical Certainty Absolute (1915) (9)
- A Generalization of Ikehara's Theorem (1938) (9)
- Optics and the Theory of Stochastic Processes (1953) (9)
- The Highest Good (1914) (9)
- Introduction to Neurocybernetics (1963) (9)
- Certain formal invariances in Boolean algebras (8)
- Taylor’s series of functions of smooth growth in the unit circle (1938) (8)
- The Spectrum of an Arbitrary Function (8)
- Selected papers of Norbert Wiener, including Generalized harmonic analysis and Tauberian theorems (1964) (7)
- Discontinuous boundary conditions and the Dirichlet problem (1923) (7)
- Sound Communication with the Deaf (1949) (7)
- On the nature of mathematical thinking (1923) (7)
- The Fifth Dimension in Relativistic Quantum Theory. (1928) (7)
- On the Non-Vanishing of Euler Products (1957) (7)
- Note on a New Type of Summability (1923) (6)
- Taylor’s series of entire functions of smooth growth (1937) (6)
- A Heuristic Exposition of Wiener's Mathematical Theory of Prediction and Filtering (1949) (6)
- ON THE SPHERICALLY SYMMETRICAL STATICAL FIELD IN EINSTEIN'S UNIFIED THEORY OF ELECTRICITY AND GRAVITATIONS. (1929) (6)
- Godfrey Harold Hardy 1877-1947 (1949) (6)
- A Contribution to the Theory of Interpolation (1925) (5)
- A Generalization of the Wiener-Hopf Integral Equation. (1946) (5)
- Notes on Pólya's and Turán's hypotheses concerning Liouville's factor (1957) (5)
- Brain waves and self-organizing systems. (1961) (5)
- Rhythms in Physiology with Particular Reference to Encephalography (1958) (5)
- The concept of homeostasis in medicine. (1953) (5)
- A one-sided Tauberian theorem (1933) (5)
- The Group of the Linear Continuum (4)
- Convergence properties of analytic functions of Fourier-Stieltjes transforms (1939) (4)
- On the Closure of Certain Assemblages of Trigonometrical Functions. (1927) (4)
- Brain waves and the interferometer (1956) (4)
- Unified Field Theory of Electricity and Gravitation (1929) (4)
- R. E. A. C. Paley—In memoriam (1933) (4)
- The Linear Predictor and Filter for Multiple Time Series (1949) (4)
- The Relation of Space and Geometry to Experience: Lectures VII-VIII, Harvard University, Fall 1915 (1922) (4)
- Characters of Abelian Groups. (1933) (4)
- On the Spherically Symmetrical Statical Field in Einstein's Unified Theory: A Correction (1929) (4)
- Quasi-analytic functions (1934) (4)
- The future of automatic machinery (1954) (3)
- Harmonic Analysis and Group Theory (1929) (3)
- The Equivalence of Expansions in Terms of Orthogonal Functions (1922) (3)
- Time series, information, and communication. (1961) (3)
- Problems of organization (1953) (3)
- Statistical Method of Prediction in Fire Control (1942) (3)
- The Solution of a Difference Equation by Trigonometrical Integrals (3)
- In Memory of Joseph Lipka (1924) (3)
- Computing machines and the nervous system. (1961) (3)
- Note on Quasi-Analytic Functions (2)
- Information, language, and society. (1961) (2)
- Science and Religion: the Rational and the Superrational. (1916) (2)
- A class of singular integral equations (1934) (2)
- A New Type of Integral Expansion (1922) (2)
- PRINCIPLES AND PATHOLOGY OF ORTHODOX STATISTICS (2)
- A New Definition of Almost Periodic Functions (2)
- A set of postulates for fields (1920) (2)
- Time and organization (1955) (2)
- The Harmonic Analysis of Irregular Motion (Second Paper) (2)
- Cybernetics and psychopathology. (1961) (2)
- Newtonian and Bergsonian time. (1961) (2)
- Certain iterative characteristics of bilinear operations (1920) (2)
- The Linear Predictor for a Single Time Series (1949) (1)
- Four Books on Space (1924) (1)
- Bilinear Operations Generating All Operations Rational in a Domain Ω (1920) (1)
- The Linear Filter for a Single Time Series (1949) (1)
- Progress in Brain Research (1964) (1)
- Remarks on the classical inversion formula for the Laplace integral (1938) (1)
- Gestalt and universals. (1961) (1)
- Non-harmonic Fourier series and a gap theorem (1934) (1)
- The isomorphisms of complex algebra (1921) (1)
- Limitations of Science (1935) (1)
- Moral Reflections of a Mathematician (1956) (1)
- Errata: “Discontinuous boundary conditions and the Dirichlet problem” [Trans.\ Amer.\ Math.\ Soc. 25 (1923), no. 3, 307–314; 1501246] (1924) (1)
- Survey of cybernetics : a tribute to Dr. Norbert Wiener (1969) (1)
- 5 The Engineering of Purpose : From Water Clocks to Cybernetics (1)
- Back of Frontispiece (1934) (1)
- Recent developments in electroencephalographic techniques; discussion. (1955) (1)
- Man and the Machine (1959) (1)
- Dirac Equations and Einstein Theory (1929) (1)
- A New Deduction of the Gaussian Distribution (1931) (0)
- Feedback and oscillation. (1961) (0)
- Applications, Opportunities, and Challenges 3.1 Aerospace and Transportation the Historical Role Vignette: Emissions Requirements and Electronic Controls for Automo- Tive Systems ( Current Challenges and Future Needs Other Trends in Aerospace and Transportation 3.2 Information and Networks Control o (0)
- Two statements concerning the article on G. H. Hardy (1949) (0)
- The definition and ergodic properties of the stochastic adjoint of a unitary transformation (1957) (0)
- The harmonic analysis of random functions (1934) (0)
- Reversal learning and forgetting. (1968) (0)
- Generalized harmonic analysis in the complex domain (1934) (0)
- Comportement, intention, téléologie (1961) (0)
- 9 Modeling Pattern Formation in Excitable Media : The Legacy of Norbert (0)
- Interhemispheric Cross-talk Accompanying Movement Instabilities (0)
- Report of the Commission on Examinations in Mathematics (1935) (0)
- The closure of sets of complex exponential functions (1934) (0)
- Certain integral expansions (1934) (0)
- Szász’s theorem (0)
- Miscellaneous Problems Encompassed by the Technique of this Book (1949) (0)
- Groups and statistical mechanics. (1961) (0)
- Table of the Laguerre Functions (1949) (0)
- Entire functions of the exponential type (1934) (0)
- On learning and self-reproducing machines. (1961) (0)
- QUANTUM DISTRIBUTIONS IN DIFFERENTIAL SPACE FOR SPIN-DEPENDENT WAVE FUNCTIONS (1953) (0)
- Freedom Demands Responsibility—the Scientist's Role in Society (1948) (0)

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