|Subcategory:||Words Language & Grammar|
|Publisher:||Allen Lane; First UK Edition edition (August 25, 1983)|
|Other formats:||mobi lrf lrf lit|
I'm not an expert I the book compelling and deeply thought provoking. And it was a joy to read.
Grammatical Man book. Grammatical Man is the first book to tell the story of information.
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The book touches on topics of probability, Information Theory, cybernetics, genetics and linguistics. The book frames and examines existence, from the Big Bang to DNA to human communication to artificial intelligence, in terms of information processes. The text consists of a foreword, twenty-one chapters, and an afterword.
by Jeremy Campbell(Author).
Gatlin, L. Information Theory and the Living System, Columbia University Press, New York, 1972.
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Wonderful book tying together information, entropy and complexity. Grammatical man" is a gentle peep into the world of information theory for the general reader with little or no background in mathematics. I happened to be reading Joel Primack's 'View from the Center of the Universe' at the same time and I found they complemented each other to an extraordinary degree. It explains how come we live in a more and more complex.
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New York : Simon and Schuster. Australian/Harvard Citation.
In this stimulating, if difficult book, Campbell sees information theory as the new science that can inform .
In this stimulating, if difficult book, Campbell sees information theory as the new science that can inform linguistics, social science, genetics, and neuroscience, while it also continues in its association with computer science.