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Information Theory

Latest update : 2 November 2007.

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    2 novembre 2007, par Pierre Couprie

    Information Theory is a theory for the technical transfer of information and was introduced in 1948 by E. Shannon. The search for a precise aesthetic, this is, of an aesthetic measure M using information theoretical measurements involving complexity C and ordering principle O, led to the so-called information aesthetics of Max Bense and Abraham A. Moles. Through their concept artistic processes would be able to be described, valued and synthesised. The ideas of the mathematician and (...)