Definition of Claude Shannon
1. Noun. United States electrical engineer who pioneered mathematical communication theory (1916-2001).
Generic synonyms: Applied Scientist, Engineer, Technologist
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Literary usage of Claude Shannon
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Clausewitzian Friction & Future War by Barry D. Watts (1996)
"In the mathematical theory of communication developed by Claude Shannon and Warren Weaver, information is a measure of one's freedom of choice when ..."
2. Catalyzing Inquiry at the Interface of Computing And Biology by John C. Wooley, Herbert Lin (2005)
"Similarly, the existing state of the theory of biological information (or, indeed, information of any sort) is based on the work of Claude Shannon, ..."
3. Innovation in Information Technology by National Research Council (U.S.) (2003)
"Electronic telecommunications systems were in use long before Claude Shannon developed modern communications theory in the late 1940s, and the engineers who ..."
4. The Never-ceasing Search by Francis Otto Schmitt (1990)
"Robert Galambos, Claude Shannon, Walter Stock- mayer, and Paul Weiss were invited but could not attend. Wallace Chan and Albert Rubin, as well as Harriet ..."