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The mathematical theory of communication

Author: Claude Elwood Shannon; Warren Weaver
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1963, ©1949.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shannon's major precept, that all communication is essentially digital, is commonplace among the digitalia that many wonder why Shannon needed to state such an obvious axiom.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Claude Elwood Shannon; Warren Weaver
ISBN: 0252725484 9780252725487
OCLC Number: 13553507
Notes: "An Illini book."
"The first paper is reprinted from the Bell System technical journal, July and October, 1948 ... The second ... appeared [in condensed form] in Scientific American July, 1949."
Description: 125 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The mathematical theory of communication, by C.E. Shannon.--Recent contributions to the mathematical theory of communication, by W. Weaver.
Responsibility: by Claude E. Shannon and Warren Weaver.

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"A beautiful example of a theory that unifies hitherto separate branches of physical science, and Dr. Weaver makes important suggestions as to how this unity may be extended to include semantics and Read more...

 
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