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Paperback | $44.00 Short | £30.95 | ISBN: 9780262561693 | March 1961

Transmission of Information

A Statistical Theory of Communication


A basic text on the theoretical foundations of information theory, for graduate students and engineers interested in electrical communications and for others seeking a general introduction to the field, with some important new material on tilting probability distributions and coding for discrete channels.


"A joy to read... deserves a long life."
Quarterly of Applied Mathematics
"Authoritative and extremely detailed... a very welcome addition to the literature on information theory."
IRE Transactions on Information Theory.