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Name: Information Communication
ID: m0513
Language: English (en)
Summary: Introduction to the subject of Information Communication and describes the necessity of a digital communication strategy for eliminating errors.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: broadcast, communication systems, digital communication, information communication, noise, point-to-point communication, Shannon
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5 plus MathML//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 1.0

Authors: Don Johnson (
Copyright Holders: Don Johnson (
Maintainers: Don Johnson (, Joe Montgomery (, Adan Galvan (, Erin Snavely (

Latest version: 2.8 (history)
First publication date: Jul 27, 2000 12:00 am +0000
Last revision to module: Apr 19, 2005 9:25 am +0000


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Version History

Version: 2.9 Jul 26, 2013 5:44 pm +0000 by Don Johnson
Removed a dead link.

Version: 2.8 Apr 19, 2005 9:25 am +0000 by Charlet Reedstrom Currently viewing this version.
update to cnxml-0.5

Version: 2.7 Aug 13, 2002 12:00 am +0000 by (Unknown)
Upgraded to 0.4.

Version: 2.6 Aug 4, 2002 12:00 am +0000 by (Unknown)
Fixed minor typo.

Version: 2.5 May 1, 2002 12:00 am +0000 by (Unknown)

Version: 2.4 Sep 11, 2001 12:00 am +0000 by Brent Hendricks
Converted to CNXML 0.3.5

Version: 2.3 Aug 24, 2001 12:00 am +0000 by (Unknown)
Changed keywords.

Version: 2.2 Jul 17, 2001 12:00 am +0000 by (Unknown)
added keywords
made John Cottrell a maintainer
fixed minor errors

Version: 2.1 May 30, 2001 12:00 am +0000 by (Unknown)
updated module to ver. .3.

Version: 2.0 Aug 11, 2000 12:00 am +0000 by Brent Hendricks
Bumped version to 2.0

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