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Title: Claude Shannon: Scientist - Engineer
Authors: ROUSSEAU, Ronald
Keywords: Claude Shannon
Information science
N-grams
Obituary
Artificial intelligence
Entropy
Genius
Juggling theorem
Issue Date: 2002
Publisher: Henan Normal University
Citation: Journal of Henan Normal University, 30(4). p. 1-8
Abstract: An overview is presented of the life and work of Claude Shannon, who died begin 2001. Shannon is a pioneer in many fields of science. He introduced Boolean algebra in switching theory, is the founding father of communications science, and performed several experiments related to artificial intelligence. In this paper the relation between his work and the information sciences is stressed, describing, among other things, his use of n-grams.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/872
ISSN: 1000-2367
Category: A3
Type: Journal Contribution
Appears in Collections: Research publications

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