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Information Theory

"Information Theory" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

An interdisciplinary study dealing with the transmission of messages or signals, or the communication of information. Information theory does not directly deal with meaning or content, but with physical representations that have meaning or content. It overlaps considerably with communication theory and CYBERNETICS.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Information Theory" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Information Theory" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 19 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2014
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