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Karl Steinbuch (June 15, 1917 in Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt - June 4, 2005 in Ettlingen) was a German computer scientist, cyberneticist, and electrical engineer. He is one of the pioneers of the German computer science, as well as with his Lernmatrix an early pioneer of artificial neural networks. Steinbuch also wrote about the societal implications of modern media. June 15 is the 166th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (167th in leap years), with 199 days remaining. ... Year 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar (see: 1917 Julian calendar). ... Coordinates: Time zone: CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2) Administration Country: Germany State: Baden-Württemberg Administrative region: Stuttgart District: Urban district City subdivisions: 23 districts Lord Mayor: Wolfgang Schuster (CDU) Basic Statistics Area: 207. ... June 4 is the 155th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (156th in leap years), with 210 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ettlingen is a city in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Computer science, or computing science, is the study of the theoretical foundations of information and computation and their implementation and application in computer systems. ... Cybernetics is the study of communication and control, typically involving regulatory feedback in living organisms, machines and organisations, as well as their combinations. ... Electrical Engineers design power systems… … and complex electronic circuits. ... Computer science, or computing science, is the study of the theoretical foundations of information and computation and their implementation and application in computer systems. ... An artificial neural network (ANN) or commonly just neural network (NN) is an interconnected group of artificial neurons that uses a mathematical model or computational model for information processing based on a connectionist approach to computation. ...


Steinbuch studied at the University of Stuttgart and in 1944 he received his Phd in physics. In 1948 Steinbuch joined the Standard Elektrik Lorenz (SEL, part of the ITT group) in Stuttgart as a computer design engineer and later as a director of R&D, filing more than 70 patents. There Steinbuch completed the first European fully transistorized computer ER 56, marketed by SEL. In 1958 he became professor and director of the institute of technology for information processing (ITIV) of the University of Karlsruhe, where he retired in 1980. The Universität Stuttgart is the University of Stuttgart. ... PhD usually refers to the academic title Doctor of Philosophy PhD can also refer to the manga Phantasy Degree This is a disambiguation page — a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... A patent is a set of exclusive rights granted by a state to a patentee (the inventor or assignee) for a fixed period of time in exchange for the regulated, public disclosure of certain details of a device, method, process or composition of matter (substance) (known as an invention) which... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Karlsruhe (population 283,959 in 2005) is a city in the south west of Germany, in the Bundesland Baden-Württemberg, located near the French-German border. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ...


In 1967 by his indictment-like bestselling book, and later by other bestselling books, he tried to influence the German education policy. Together with books from colleagues like Jean Ziegler from Switzerland, Eric J. Hobsbawm from UK, and John Naisbit his books predicted the coming education disaster of the emerging civic lobby society. Jean Ziegler Jean Ziegler (born April 19, 1934) is the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food and a senior professor of sociology at the University of Geneva and the Sorbonne, Paris. ... Eric John Blair Hobsbawm (born June 9, 1917) is a British Marxist historian and author, once the leading theorist of the now defunct Communist Party of Great Britain. ...


Karl Steinbuch has coined the term Informatik, the German word for Computer Science. Informatics includes the science of information, the practice of information processing, and the engineering of information systems. ...

Contents

Books

  • 1966 (1969): Die informierte Gesellschaft. Geschichte und Zukunft der Nachrichtentechnik (The informed society. History and Future of telecommunications)
  • 1989: Die desinformierte Gesellschaft (The disinformed society)
  • 1968: Falsch programmiert. Über das Versagen unserer Gesellschaft in der Gegenwart und vor der Zukunft und was eigentlich geschehen müßte. (as a bestseller listet in: DER SPIEGEL) (Programmed falsely. About our society's failure in the present and with respect to the future and what should be done.)
  • 1969: Programm 2000. (as a bestseller listet in: DER SPIEGEL)
  • 1971: Automat und Mensch. Auf dem Weg zu einer kybernetischen Anthropologie (Machine and Man. On the way to a cybernetic anthropology; 4th revised edition)
  • 1971: Mensch Technik Zukunft. Probleme von Morgen (German non-fiction book award) (Man Technology Future. Problems of Tomorrow)
  • 1973: Kurskorrektur (Correcting the Course)
  • 1978: Maßlos informiert. Die Enteignung des Denkens (Excessively informed. The Deprivation of Thinking)
  • 1984: Unsere manipulierte Demokratie. Müssen wir mit der linken Lüge leben? (Our Thought-controlled Democracy. Do we have to live with the leftist lie?)

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Other publications

  • 1957 Informatik: Automatische Informationsverarbeitung ("Informatics: automatic information processing").
  • 1963 Learning matrices and their applications (together with U. A. W. Piske)
  • 1965 A critical comparison of two kinds of adaptive classification networks (together with Bernard Widrow)

Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Bernard Widrow (born December 24, 1929) is a U.S. professor of electrical engineering at Stanford University. ...

Awards

  • Wilhelm-Boelsche award - medal in Gold
  • German non-fiction book award
  • Gold medal award of the XXI. International Congresses on Aerospace Medicine
  • Konrad Adenauer award of science
  • Jakob Fugger award medal
  • Medal of merit of the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg
  • member, German Academy of Natural Scientists Leopoldina
  • member, International Academy of Science.
  • grants from a state government grants program, named „Karl-Steinbuch-Stipendium“

Leopoldina is a city in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. ... The International Academy of Science (IAS) is the renowned inter- and transnational academy of science. ...

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