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The mathematical theory of communication

Author: Claude Elwood Shannon; Warren Weaver
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [1975, ©1949]
Series: Illini books, 1B-13
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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Genre/Form: Einführung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claude Elwood Shannon; Warren Weaver
ISBN: 0252725484 9780252725487
OCLC Number: 4243302
Description: 125 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: The mathematical theory of communication, by C.E. Shannon.--Recent contributions to the mathematical theory of communication, by W. Weaver.
Series Title: Illini books, 1B-13
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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