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information theory

information theory

noun

Definition of INFORMATION THEORY

:  a theory that deals statistically with information, with the measurement of its content in terms of its distinguishing essential characteristics or by the number of alternatives from which it makes a choice possible, and with the efficiency of processes of communication between humans and machines

First Known Use of INFORMATION THEORY

1950

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