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Author(s): Veronika Achimská, Katarína Kramárová

Title: Information as a base of information and communication technologies

Source: International Scientific Days 2016. The Agri-Food Value Chain: Challenges for Natural Resources Management and Society

Document Type: Scientific paper

ISBN: 978-80-552-1503-7


Publisher: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra

PY, pages: 2016, 732-738

Published on-line: 2016-06-24

Language: eng

Abstract: This article deals with an issue of information and measurement of its quantity. In the presented article fundamentals of the information theory will be presented. Marginally, authors will also be dealing with mathematical fundamentals of quantification of information and the attention will also be paid to some specifics of the rate of information. The main motive of the article is to clarify chosen specifics of the rate of information that will be shown on simple examples from educational practice. As a subject of quantification, statements regarding to the phenomenon of "Roll of the dice" will be used. Through application of well-known mathematical relations and conditions authors try readers to understand problems of the measurement of information and highlight its specifics in the group of commonly known rates. The conventional theory of information is supplemented by selected examples such a way that readers should understand basic principles of the theory of information.

Keywords: information, rate, quantification, statements

JEL Classification: A33, C89, Z00

Rights: Open Access :: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Licence
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