Silvern, Leonard C(harles)
SILVERN, Leonard C(harles)
SILVERN, Leonard C(harles). American, b. 1919. Genres: Education, Engineering, Information science/Computers, Physics, Regional/Urban planning, Sciences. Career: Engineering Executive Systems Engineering Laboratories, Clarkdale, AZ, president, 1968- (principal scientist, 1964-66; vice-president, 1967-68). Association for Computing Machinery, Computing Reviews, reviewer, 1962-92. University of Southern California, adjunct professor, 1957-65; University of California Extension, visiting professor, 1963-72. Publications: Guide to the State Fire Training Program, 1951; (with B.R. Townsend) Guide to Fire Mobilization; & Mutual Aid Plans in the State of New York, 1954; A Proposed Plan for a Fire Chiefs Institute in the State of New York, 1952; Fundamentals of Teaching Machine & Programmed Learning Systems, 3 vols., 1964; Administrative Factors Guide for Fundamentals Course, 1964; (with D. Perrin) Systems Engineering of Learning, 1964; Systems Engineering of Education series, 20 vols., 1965- 2000; Basic Analysis, 1965; Administrative Factors Guide to Basic Analysis, 1965; (with G.M. Silvern) Elements of EYBOL, 1966; Analysis as Process, 1966; Model Concepts & Simulation, 1966; Systems Using Feedback, 1966; Examination of System Conceptualizations, 1914-1964; 1966; Synthesis as a Process, 1966; Basic Synthesis, 1970; Systems Engineering Applied to Training, 1972; Simulating a Real-Life Problem on the General System Model, 1972; Roles of Feedback & Feedforward during Simulation, 1974; Application of Systems Thinking to the Administration of Instruction, 1976; Preparing Occupational Instruction, 1977; Systems Engineering Applied to Radio Communications, 1978; Using Real-Time Information in 2-Way Radio Communication, rev. ed., 2000. EDITOR: Proceedings of the National Solid Waste Management Symposium, 1989; Proceedings of the Arizona Rural Recycling Conference, 1990.