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Information Theory: A Tutorial Introduction
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Sebtel Press
Publication date February 1, 2015
Pages 260
Binding Paperback
ISBN-13 9780956372857
ISBN-10 0956372856
Dimensions 0.59 by 6 by 9 in.
Original list price $25.95
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Originally developed by Claude Shannon in the 1940s, information theory laid the foundations for the digital revolution, and is now an essential tool in telecommunications, genetics, linguistics, brain sciences, and deep space communication. In this richly illustrated book, accessible examples are used to introduce information theory in terms of everyday games like ‘20 questions’ before more advanced topics are explored. Online MatLab and Python computer programs provide hands-on experience of information theory in action, and PowerPoint slides give support for teaching. Written in an informal style, with a comprehensive glossary and tutorial appendices, this text is an ideal primer for novices who wish to learn the essential principles and applications of information theory.

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