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information theory

P. H. Matthews

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

Third edition

Published in print January 2014 | ISBN: 9780199675128
Published online January 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191753060
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Mathematical theory developed in the 1950s in which the quantity of ‘information’ carried by a channel of communication is defined

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Subjects: Linguistics

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