Article 4317

Title of the article

SOFTWARE CYBERNETICS: CURRENT STATE AND PROBLEMS 

Authors

Evseeva Yuliya Igorevna, Candidate of engineering sciences, assistant, sub-department of CAD, Penza State University (40 Krasnaya street, Penza, Russia), shymoda@mail.ru

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004.4

DOI

10.21685/2072-3059-2017-3-4

Abstract

Background. Software cybernetics is a relatively young scientific direction focused on applying the methods of classical cybernetics to the tasks of software engineering. And although the basic principles of both disciplines are now welldeveloped and studied, in software cybernetics there is still no universally accepted view of the representation of software processes as cybernetic. Also, the boundaries of the field under consideration are rather blurred. The purpose of this article is to briefly review the main works in this field and on its basis to determine the structure, trunk directions and current achievements of software cybernetics.
Materials and methods. Works by world's leading scientists in the field of system analysis, software engineering and artificial intelligence were used as the main material for the study.
Results. The main results include: a review of existing works in the field of program cybernetics, a classification of its main tasks, problems and directions.
Conclusions. The review showed the relevance of software cybernetics as a scientific direction, within the framework of which it is possible to successfully solve a number of topical tasks nowadays, related to the creation and operation of complex self-adaptive and scalable software systems.

Key words

software engineering, cybernetics, program cybernetics, software systems, control theory, artificial intelligence

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