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Information theory

Information theory is the scientific study of the quantification, storage, and communication of digital information. The field was fundamentally established by the works of Harry Nyquist and Ralph Hartley, in the 1920s, and Claude Shannon in the 1940s. The field is at the intersection of probability theory, statistics, computer science, statistical mechanics, information engineering, and electrical engineering.

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Total Publications
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50,960
Prior Five Years
9,186
Total Citations
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1,339,429
Prior Five Years
57,936
Total Scholars
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27,248
Prior Five Years
21,072

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