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Designing for Multiple Devices with an Information-Processing Approach

Claude Shannon, a name not known to most people, was responsible for introducing some decades ago, the concept of information theory, which not only revolutionised concepts in signal processing, but also having sweeping affects across other disciplines, ranging from artificial intelligence, computer science, and even cognitive psychology. One idea stemming from information theory revolved around how communication systems consist of modules linked through limited-capacity communication channels. In information theory, the communication system is the most basic concept, consisting of the...

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