The Mathematical Theory of Communication, Part 11Scientific knowledge grows at a phenomenal pacebut 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 in the Bell System Technical Journal 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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User Review  dead  GoodreadsIt's kind of hard to review this  it's a very good book and more accessible than I expected. Very short and lucid but kinda profound in its impact? I guess I can see the reason the title went from "A Mathematical Theory of Communication" to "The Mathematical Theory Of Communication" Read full review
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User Review  William Schram  GoodreadsThis book contains the landmark paper called "The Mathematical Theory of Communication" written by Claude E. Shannon back in 1948. In it are the equations that define channel capacity and other such ... Read full review