Systems, Cybernetics, Control, and Automation (River Publishers)
Systems, Cybernetics, Control, and Automation (River Publishers)
Monday, 05 February 2018

This book provides a consolidated and concise overview of SCCA (Systems, Cybernetics, Control, and Automation), in a single volume for the first time, focusing on ontological, epistemological, social impact, ethical, and general philosophical issues. It is appropriate for use in engineering courses as a convenient tutorial source providing fundamental conceptual and educational material on these issues, or for independent reading by students and scientists.

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Systems, cybernetics, control, and automation (SCCA) are four interrelated and overlapping scientific and technological fields that have contributed substantially to the development, growth, and progress of human society. A large number of models, methods, and tools were developed that assure high efficiency of SCCA applied to practical situations. The real-life applications of SCCA encompass a wide range of man-made or biological systems, including transportations, power generation, chemical industry, robotics, manufacturing, cybernetics organisms (cyborgs), aviation, economic systems, enterprise, systems, medical/health systems, environmental applications, and so on. The SCCA fields exhibit strong influences on society and raise many ethical concerns and dilemmas, during their use and application, which explains the inclusion of chapters on societal issues and on eithical and philosophical issue. 

Author: Spyros G. Tzafestas
Publisher: River Publishers
Date: July 2017
Pages: 516 (hardback)
ISBN: 978-8793609075
Print: 8793609078
Kindle: N/A
Audience: Students of SCCA
Level: Intermediate

 

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Topics covered include:

  • Fundamentals of Encryption
  • Public Key Encryption
  • Symmetric Key Encryption
  • Hashing Methods
  • Key Exchange Methods
  • Digital Certificates and Authentication
  • Tunneling
  • Crypto Cracking
  • Light-weight Cryptography
  • Blockchain
  • Zero-knowledge Proofs

 

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