Entropy and information / v. 57

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator:Volʹkenshteĭn, M. V. (Mikhail Vladimirovich), 1912-1992
Uniform title:Ėntropii͡a i informat͡sii͡a. English
Imprint:Basel ; Boston : Birkhäuser, c2009.
Description:1 online resource (x, 209 p.) : ill.
Language:English
Series:Progress in mathematical physics ; v. 57
Progress in mathematical physics ; v. 57.
Subject:Entropy.
Entropy (Information theory)
Thermodynamics.
Statistical physics.
Physics.
Science.
SCIENCE -- Mechanics -- Thermodynamics.
Entropy.
Entropy (Information theory)
Statistical physics.
Thermodynamics.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8890924
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Other authors / contributors:Shenitzer, Abe.
Burns, Robert G.
ISBN:9783034600781 (e-isbn)
303460078X (e-isbn)
9783034600774
3034600771
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Summary:Deals with the thermodynamical concept of entropy and its relationship to information theory. This book explains the universality of the term 'Entropy' not only as a physical phenomenon, but reveals its existence also in other domains. It is suitable for physicists, information-theorists, biologists, and artists.
Other form:Print version: Volʹkenshteĭn, M.V. (Mikhail Vladimirovich), 1912- Ėntropii͡a i informat͡sii͡a. English. Entropy and information. Basel ; Boston : Birkhäuser, c2009 9783034600774