The Science of Information

The Science of Information : Measurement and Applications

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This book provides a survey of various concepts and measures of information with an emphasis on applications. Designed as a textbook for a first year graduate-level course on information science, it provides a basis for the scientific study of information. Several measures of information are suggested and then applied to different areas of study in the social sciences and humanities. Computer science topics, such as data
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  • Hardback | 293 pages
  • 165 x 241 x 19.05mm | 667g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0124557716
  • 9780124557710

Table of contents

Information. Information Coding. Self-Organization. Information of the Mind. Reason and Decision Making. Language as Information Carrier. Information Retrieval. Production and Use of Information. Appendices: Mathematics for Studying Information. Chaos and Randomness. Bibliography. Index.
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