Definitions for "information theory"
The science which studies the capacity of systems to contain and transmit information{2}, and the factors such as noise and channel capacity that may affect the rate or accuracy of information transmission and reception.
a specific field of study pioneered by Claude Shannon. ( links)(see mutual information)
Initially developed by Claude Shannon, describes the amount of data that can be transmitted across a channel given specific encoding techniques and noise in the signal. See: Channel.
Entropy, information content, and coding theory. ยท 12 terms
(computer science) a statistical theory dealing with the limits and efficiency of information processing
a theory of the reversibility (or approximate reversibility) of state changes under a restricted set of feasible operations
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The mathematical modeling and analysis of information process ing for the benefit of project organization and communication. [D03065] CCCP
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the idea for coding, data storage, etc. to accomplish knowledge representation in a computer's underlying data structures for mirroring human activities.