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 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  ScottCounts  LibraryThingAs another reviewer pointed out, this is arguably the most influential scientific work of the 20th century. As the human experience becomes more (obviously) about information with the measurability ... Read full review
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User Review  Lyndatrue  LibraryThingI loved the original, and was so grateful to see it reprinted, at long last. I don't think I'll ever get used to Weaver's brief notes appearing first, before the paper (they were in the other order in ... Read full review
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The Mathematical Theory of Communication, Part 11 Claude Elwood Shannon,Warren Weaver No preview available  1963 