Pragmatic Semiotic Information (Ψ)

I remember it was back in ’76 when I began to notice a subtle shift of focus in the computer science journals I was reading, from discussing X to discussing Information About X, or X \to \mathrm{Info} (X) as I came to notate it.  I suppose this small arc of revolution had been building for years but it struck me as crossing a threshold to a more explicit, self-conscious stage about that time.

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One Response to Pragmatic Semiotic Information (Ψ)

  1. Poor Richard says:

    Norbert Wiener — The best material model of a cat is another, or preferably the same, cat.

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