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Mathematical Theory Claude Shannon
 

Summary: Mathematical Theory
of
Claude Shannon
A study of the style and context of his work
up to the genesis of information theory.
by
Eugene Chiu, Jocelyn Lin, Brok Mcferron,
Noshirwan Petigara, Satwiksai Seshasai
6.933J / STS.420J The Structure of Engineering Revolutions
2
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements............................................................................................................................................3
Introduction........................................................................................................................................................4
Methodology..................................................................................................................................................7
Information Theory...........................................................................................................................................8
Information Theory before Shannon.........................................................................................................8
What was Missing........................................................................................................................................15
1948 Mathematical theory of communication ........................................................................................16
The Shannon Methodology .......................................................................................................................19
Shannon as the architect.............................................................................................................................19

  

Source: Aziz, Adnan - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas at Austin

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences