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Descriptor in English: Information Theory
Descriptor in Spanish: Teoría de la Información
Descriptor in Portuguese: Teoria da Informação
Descriptor in French: Théorie de l'information
Entry term(s): Information Theories
Theories, Information
Theory, Information
Tree number(s): L01.488
Scope note: An interdisciplinary study dealing with the transmission of messages or signals, or the communication of information. Information theory does not directly deal with meaning or content, but with physical representations that have meaning or content. It overlaps considerably with communication theory and CYBERNETICS.
Allowable Qualifiers: HI history
History Note: 65(64)
See also the descriptors: Operations Research MeSH
DeCS UI: 7434
Descriptor UI: D007257
Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Information Theory - Preferred
Concept UI M0011324
Scope note An interdisciplinary study dealing with the transmission of messages or signals, or the communication of information. Information theory does not directly deal with meaning or content, but with physical representations that have meaning or content. It overlaps considerably with communication theory and CYBERNETICS.
Preferred term Information Theory
Entry term(s) Information Theories
Theories, Information
Theory, Information



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