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The following is a list of Cybernetic's tools listed in Wolverton, Van W., (ed), If I had a Hammer . . . A Systems Tool Handbook, A team project for Cybernetic Systems 230, Spring, 1975 and Spring, 1976 at San Jose State University. Presented in order listed in report.

Tool Reference
Game Theory Luce, R.D. and Raiffa, H., Games and Decisions, New York:John Wiley and Sons, 1957.
Linear Programming Gass, S.J., Linear Programming Methods and Applications, New York:McGraw Hill Co., 1958.
Heuristics Gore, William J., Administrative Decision Making: A Heuristics Model, New York:John Wiley and Sons, 1964.
Judgmental Probabilities Good, Irving John., The Estimation of Probabilities, and Essay on Modern Baysean Methods, Cambridge, Mass.:MIT Pres., 1965.
Objective Probabilities Feller, William, An Introduction to Probability Theory and Its Applications, New York:John Wiley and Sons, 1965.
Flow Chart Wilson, Ira G. and Manther, Information, Computers and Systems Design, New York:John Wiley and Sons, 1965.
Intuitive Exploration Gore, William J., Administrative Decision Making: A Heuristics Model, New York:John Wiley and Sons, 1964.
Physical Analogy Have, V.C., Systems Analysis, A Diagnostic Approach, New York:Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Inc., 1967.
Decision Analysis Chernoff and Moses, Elementary Decision Theory, New York:John Wiley and Sons, 1959.
Lateral Thinking de Bonc, E., Lateral Thinking: Creativity Step by Step, New York:Harper and Row, 1970.
Morphological Analysis Zwicky, Fritz, "The Morphological Method of Analysis and Construction," Currant, Anniversary Volume, 1948 pp 461-470.
Morphological Analysis Zwicky, Fritz, "The Morphological Method of Analysis and Construction," Currant, Anniversary Volume, 1948 pp 461-470.
Venn Diagrams Lewis, C.I., A Survey of Symbolic Logic, New York:Dover Publications, 1960.
DYNAMO Computer Simulation: Naylor, Thomas J., Balinthy, Joseph L., Burdick, Donald S., and Chu, Kong, Computer Simulation Techniques, New York:John Wiley and Sons, 1966.
Graphical Analysis Busacka and schwartz, Finite Graphs and Networks, New York:McGraw Hill Co., 1965.
General-Purpose Simulation System (GPSS) Computer Simulation: Meier, Robert C., Newell, William T., and Pazer, Harold L., Simulation in Business and Economics, New Jersey:Prentice-Hall Inc., 1969.
Queuing Theory Cox, D.B. and Smith, W.I., Queues, New York:John Wiley and Sons, 1961.
Cross-Impact Analysis Enzer, Selgyn, "Delphi and Cross Impact Techniques: An Effective Combination for Systemic Futures Analysis," Kodansha Ltd., 1970 with support of NSF.
Scenarios None.
Divergence Mapping None-Contact Peter Schwartz of SRI.
Field Anomaly Realization (FAR) Rhyne, Russel, Projecting Whole Body Future Patterns-The Field Anamoly Relaxation (FAR) Method, Russel Rhyne, SRI, Menlo Park, Calif.
Fuzzy Systems Zadeh, L.S., et al, (eds), Fuzzy Sets and Their Application to Cognitive and Decision Process, New York:Academic Press Inc., 1975.
Pattern Recognition Andrews, H.C., Introduction to Mathematical Techniques in Pattern Recognition, New York:McGraw Hill Co., 1972.
Normex Forecasting Blackman, W., "NORMEX Forecasting of Jet Engine Characteristics," Technology Forecasting and Social Change, Vol 2 No. 1, Fall1970.
Matrix Evaluation Searle, S.R.,, Matrix Algebra for the Biological Sciences, New York:John Wiley and Sons, 1966.
Probability Trees Have, V.C., Systems Analysis, A Diagnostic Approach, New York:Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Inc., 1967.
Relevance Trees Martino, J., Technological Forecasting for Decision Making, New York.:American Elsevier, 1972.
Cost-Benefit Analysis LaVallee, S., What to Look for in Cost-Benefit Analysis, Washington, D.C.:Government Printing Office, Winter1974.
Historical Analogy Martino, J., Technological Forecasting for Decision Making, New York.:American Elsevier, 1972.
Cost Effectiveness Analysis Goldman, T. (ed), Cost-Effectiveness Analysis, New York.:Praeger, 1967, 1972.
Selecting Expert Opinion Subjectively Lipinski, Andrew, Lecture CS 206.
KSIM Kane, Julius, "KSIM: A Methodology for Interactive Resource Policy Simulation," Water Resources Research, Vol. 9, No. 1, 1973 pp 65-79.
Synectics Prince, G.M., The Practice of Creativity, New York:Collier Books, 1970.
Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT) Evarts, Harry F., Introduction to PERT, Boston:Allyn and Bacon, 1964.
Critical Path Method (CPM) Lockyer, K.G., An Introduction to Critical Path Analysis, New York:Pitman Publishing Company, 1964.
Delphi Technique Linstone, Harry A., and Turoff, Murray, The Delphi Method: Techniques and Applications, Massachusetts:Addison Wesley Publishing Company, 1975.
System Optimization and Decision Algorithm (SODA) Couger, J. and Knapp, Robert W., System Analysis Techniques, New York:John Wiley and Sons, 1974.
Hoskyns System Couger, J. and Knapp, Robert W., System Analysis Techniques, New York:John Wiley and Sons, 1974.
Information System Design and Optimization System (ISDOS) Couger, J. and Knapp, Robert W., System Analysis Techniques, New York:John Wiley and Sons, 1974.
Problem Statement Language Couger, J. and Knapp, Robert W., System Analysis Techniques, New York:John Wiley and Sons, 1974.
Time Automated Grid (TAG) Couger, J. and Knapp, Robert W., System Analysis Techniques, New York:John Wiley and Sons, 1974.
Problem Statement Analyzer Couger, J. and Knapp, Robert W., System Analysis Techniques, New York:John Wiley and Sons, 1974.
Study Organization Plan (SOP) Couger, J. and Knapp, Robert W., System Analysis Techniques, New York:John Wiley and Sons, 1974.
Accurately Defined System Couger, J. and Knapp, Robert W., System Analysis Techniques, New York:John Wiley and Sons, 1974.
Decision Table Processors Couger, J. and Knapp, Robert W., System Analysis Techniques, New York:John Wiley and Sons, 1974.
Free Energy Analysis Gilliland, M.W., "Energy analysis and Public Policy," Science, Vol. 189, No. 4208, 1975.
SPECULATOR Hunter, P.J., SIMPAC Handbook, Guide to Socio-Economic Modeling, NSF Grant No. 6127, 1975 (Available through K Wats at UC Davis).

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