2. Complexity, Simplicity, and Abstraction

  1. Pirmin Lemberger and
  2. Médéric Morel
  1. Pirmin Lemberger and
  2. Médéric Morel

Published Online: 24 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118562017.ch2

Managing Complexity of Information Systems

Managing Complexity of Information Systems

How to Cite

Lemberger, P. and Morel, M. (2012) Complexity, Simplicity, and Abstraction, in Managing Complexity of Information Systems, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118562017.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 JAN 2013
  2. Published Print: 9 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781848213418

Online ISBN: 9781118562017

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Keywords:

  • abstraction;
  • bennett's logical depth;
  • customers;
  • harvesting information theory;
  • information system architecture;
  • kolmogorov complexity;
  • learning;
  • shannon's entropy;
  • simplicity;
  • software engineering

Summary

  • What Does Information Theory Tell Us?

  • What Does the Design Tell Us?