The Mathematical Theory of Communication

The Mathematical Theory of Communication

By: Warren Weaver (author), Claude E. Shannon (author)Hardback

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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.

About Author

Claude E. Shannon is a research mathematician at the Bell Telephone Laboratories and Donner professor of science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Warren Weaver, at present a consultant on scientific projects to the Sloan Foundation, has had a distinguished academic, government, and foundation career. Both authors have received numerous awards and honors.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780252725463
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9780252725463
  • ISBN10: 0252725468

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