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Ashby has constructed the following example. Suppose a prisoner-of-war is allowed to send a message to his family. In one camp, the message can be chosen from the following set: 8C£. E. Conant, Laddergrams, New York: Sears (1927). 'Turn bell into ring in six moves' etc. 3. ACCURACY, MEANING AND EFFECT I I I I am am am am 25 well quite well not well still alive, and in another, only one message may be sent: I am well. In both cases, there is implicitly a further alternative, no message at all, which would mean that the prisoner is dying or already dead.
10) where I(x, y) is the joint entropy of input (information transmitted) and output (information received). By symmetry, the joint entropy equals I(x, y) = I(x) - Ix(Y) = I(y) - Iy(x) . e. it is the uncertainty in what was sent when it is known what was received. If there is no noise, I (y) = I (x) and E = O. Let the error rate be 'TJ per symbol. Then E = Iy(x) = 'TJlog'TJ + (1- 'TJ) log(l- 'TJ) . 5 for a binary transmission; the equivocation is then 1 bit/symbol, and the rate of information transmission is zero.
In biological systems, decoding seems to be relatively unimportant: the encoded message is used directly, without being decoded back into its original form. Problem. 4 Attempt to find an example of a decoder in a living organism. Compression Shannon's fundamental theorem for a noiseless channel proves that it is possible to encode the output of an information source in such a way as to transmit at an average rate equal to the channel capacity. This is of considerable importance in telephony, which mostly deals with the transmission of natural language.