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INFORMATION THEORY AND CLERICAL SYSTEMS

R.A. FAIRTHORNE B.Sc. (Royal Aircraft Establishment)

Journal of Documentation

ISSN: 0022-0418

Article publication date: 1 February 1953

Abstract

Apart from direct revelation, all communication demands that something be done, something be recognized, and that an agreed something else be done about it when recognized. In other words, communication takes place through artificially induced physical events, interpreted in action according to artificial rules. There are two essential aspects, the physical and the conventional, of every process and type of communication, from engraving epitaphs to measuring photographs. Each of Faust's attempts to translate Logos was valid.

Citation

FAIRTHORNE, R.A. (1953), "INFORMATION THEORY AND CLERICAL SYSTEMS", Journal of Documentation, Vol. 9 No. 2, pp. 101-116. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb026191

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