The Mathematical Theory of Communication, Volume 1
University of Illinois Press, 1949 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 117 pages
Scientific knowledge grows at a phenomenal pace--but few books have had as lasting an impact or played as important a role in our modern world as The Mathematical Theory of Communication, published originally as a paper on communication theory more than fifty years ago. Republished in book form shortly thereafter, it has since gone through four hardcover and sixteen paperback printings. It is a revolutionary work, astounding in its foresight and contemporaneity. The University of Illinois Press is pleased and honored to issue this commemorative reprinting of a classic.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ScottCounts - LibraryThing
As another reviewer pointed out, this is arguably the most influential scientific work of the 20th century. As the human experience becomes more (obviously) about information with the measurability ... Read full review
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I loved the original, and was so grateful to see it reprinted, at long last. I don't think I'll ever get used to Weaver's brief notes appearing first, before the paper (they were in the other order in ... Read full review