Information

Chapter

Abstract

Generations of writers have referred to information, but individuals in various fields have used the term differently. As the electrical engineer Ralph Hartley noted in a 1928 article [91] “information is a very elastic term.”

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Information and Library ScienceUniversity of North CarolinaChapel HillUSA

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