Norbert Wiener on Code - Dictionary of Arguments
Code/Wiener: a code is a transformation of a message that can only be carried out for a specific meaningful message, while the encryption concerns only the letters that compose the message, regardless of the meaning of the message. Therefore, a published codebook is completely useless for mutilated incoming sentences or letters. A code is semantic, a cipher is visual or phonetic. _____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Cybernetics, Second Edition: or the Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine Cambridge, MA 1965
The Human Use of Human Beings (Cybernetics and Society), Boston 1952
Mensch und Menschmaschine Frankfurt/M. 1952