Grammatical man: information, entropy, language, and life

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Simon and Schuster, 1982 - 319 pagina's
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Illustrates how the new science of information theory unifies a remarkable number of other sciences, arguing that even the most complex systems are based on a few basic rules

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Wonderful book tying together information, entropy and complexity. I happened to be reading Joel Primack's 'View from the Center of the Universe' at the same time and I found they complemented each other to an extraordinary degree. Volledige recensie lezen

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"Grammatical man" is a gentle peep into the world of information theory for the general reader with little or no background in mathematics. It explains how come we live in a more and more complex ... Volledige recensie lezen

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Foreword
11
Part One Establishing the Theory of Information
13
The Second Law and the Yellow Peril
15
Copyright

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Over de auteur (1982)

Jeremy Campbell is the Washington correspondent for London's "Evening Standard" & is the author of "Grammatical Man". He lives in Washington, D.C.

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