Introduction to Information Theory Symbols, Signals and Noise

ISBN-10: 0486240614

ISBN-13: 9780486240619

Edition: 2nd 1980 (Revised)

Authors: John R. Pierce
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Description: Covers encoding and binary digits, entropy, language and meaning, efficient encoding and the noisy channel, and explores ways in which information theory relates to physics, cybernetics, psychology, and art.nbsp;"Uncommonly good...the most satisfying discussion to be found." — Scientific American. 1980 edition.

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Book details

List price: $15.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1980
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/1/1980
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

Preface to the Dover Edition
The World and Theories
The Origins of Information Theory
A Mathematical Model
Encoding and Binary Digits
Entropy
Language and Meaning
Efficient Encoding
The Noisy Channel
Many Dimensions
Information Theory and Physics
Cybernetics
Information Theory and Psychology
Information Theory and Art
Back to Communication Theory
Appendix: On Mathematical Notation
Glossary
Index
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