Xenology: An Introduction to the Scientific Study of Extraterrestrial Life, Intelligence, and Civilization
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Robert A. Freitas Jr., Xenology: An Introduction to the Scientific Study of Extraterrestrial Life, Intelligence, and Civilization, First Edition, Xenology Research Institute, Sacramento, CA, 1979; http://www.xenology.info/Xeno.htm
21.3 Extraterrestrial Organizational Cybernetics
Cybernetics is the scientific study of control and communications systems. Since information is the lifeblood of any organization, the cybernetic analysis of alien governments involves handling flows of data and the management of entropy.822,1030,3071 Xenologists are primarily concerned with the problems of system complexity, system structure, and functional system stability in extraterrestrial political organizations.
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