7. Information

  1. James Wei

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118342749.ch7

Great Inventions that Changed the World

Great Inventions that Changed the World

How to Cite

Wei, J. (2012) Information, in Great Inventions that Changed the World, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118342749.ch7

Author Information

  1. Princeton University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470768174

Online ISBN: 9781118342749

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Keywords:

  • information, automatically programmed, forms of the Turing machine;
  • microwaves and radio waves in telecommunications, radar in civilian/road traffic;
  • information content of message, lossless data compression, and entropy;
  • quantifying, motion and synchronization, CRT to advances in LCD;
  • electronic books, or eBooks, since the arrival of the Kindle ereader

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Observation

  • Records

  • Communication

  • Information Tools