Advertisement

Information

  • Mikhail V. Volkenstein
Part of the Progress in Mathematical Physics book series (PMP, volume 57)

Abstract

What is information? The everyday meaning of the word is clear: It is what is communicated. We obtain it using every sense organ. We transmit it to others. Our personal life and the functioning of society are based on communication, on the receipt and transmission of information—and this applies not only to human beings, but to all denizens of the biosphere.

Keywords

English Text Carnot Cycle Binary Notation Informational Entropy Decimal Notation 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag AG 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mikhail V. Volkenstein

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations