**A Mathematical Theory of Communication**

by Claude Shannon

1948**Number of pages**: 79

**Description**:

The person who wrote this paper is the father of modern communication theory, Claude Shannon. In this seminal work Shannon presents results that were previously found nowhere else, and today many professors refer to it as the best exposition still on the subject of the mathematical limits on communication (such as bandwidth). Further, it laid the modern foundations for what is now coined Information Theory. Classic work.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(4.4MB, PDF)

## Similar books

**Generalized Information Measures and Their Applications**

by

**Inder Jeet Taneja**-

**Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina**

Contents: Shannon's Entropy; Information and Divergence Measures; Entropy-Type Measures; Generalized Information and Divergence Measures; M-Dimensional Divergence Measures and Their Generalizations; Unified (r,s)-Multivariate Entropies; etc.

(

**9591**views)

**Lecture Notes on Network Information Theory**

by

**Abbas El Gamal, Young-Han Kim**-

**arXiv**

Network information theory deals with the fundamental limits on information flow in networks and optimal coding and protocols. These notes provide a broad coverage of key results, techniques, and open problems in network information theory.

(

**13510**views)

**Logic and Information**

by

**Keith Devlin**-

**ESSLLI**

An introductory, comparative account of three mathematical approaches to information: the classical quantitative theory of Claude Shannon, a qualitative theory developed by Fred Dretske, and a qualitative theory introduced by Barwise and Perry.

(

**11455**views)

**Essential Coding Theory**

by

**Venkatesan Guruswami, Atri Rudra, Madhu Sudan**-

**University at Buffalo**

Error-correcting codes are clever ways of representing data so that one can recover the original information even if parts of it are corrupted. The basic idea is to introduce redundancy so that the original information can be recovered ...

(

**8248**views)