Just enough time for an incidental observation.
Consider the table Ashby uses to describe his first example of a regulation game.
A table like that is a compact way of describing a triadic relation, in this case a relation whose triples are displayed in the following relational data table.
May you find food for thought, a late night snack on those tables.
- Ashby, W.R. (1956), An Introduction to Cybernetics, Chapman and Hall, London, UK. Republished by Methuen and Company, London, UK, 1964. Online.