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information theory

noun as in statistical theory about information processing

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The first was by the American mathematician Claude Shannon, regarded as the founder of information theory.

I have another bright idea on something related to quantum information theory.

Armed with information theory, some researchers found objective criteria for defining degrees of individuality in organisms.

While this is a theory of communication, it is, at the same time, a theory of how information is produced and transferred — an information theory.

That research can be thought of in terms of information theory.

But information theory turned out to have applications far removed from communications systems.

They are at once originators (emitters, as the information theory model considers them) and receivers.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to information theory, such as: communications theory, communication theory, and information retrieval.

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