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An Introduction to Information Theory

An Introduction to Information Theory

Symbols, Signals and Noise

  • Author: John R. Pierce
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • ISBN: 0486134970
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 336
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Covers encoding and binary digits, entropy, language and meaning, efficient encoding and the noisy channel, and explores ways in which information theory relates to physics, cybernetics, psychology, and art. 1980 edition.

The Mystery of Market Movements

The Mystery of Market Movements

An Archetypal Approach to Investment Forecasting and Modelling

  • Author: Niklas Hageback
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118845005
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 192
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A quantifiable framework for unlocking the unconscious forcesthat shape markets There has long been a notion that subliminal forces play a greatpart in causing the seemingly irrational financial bubbles, whichconventional economic theory, again and again, fails to explain.However, these forces, sometimes labeled ‘animalspirits’ or ‘irrational exuberance, have remainedelusive - until now. The Mystery of Market Movementsprovides you with a methodology to timely predict and profit fromchanges in human investment behaviour based on the workings of thecollective unconscious. Niklas Hageback draws in on one of psychology's most influentialideas - archetypes - to explain how they form investor’sperceptions and can be predicted and turned into profit. TheMystery of Market Movements provides; A review of the collective unconscious and its archetypes basedon Carl Jung’s theories and empirical case studies thathighlights and assesses the influences of the collectiveunconscious on financial bubbles and zeitgeists For the first time being able to objectively measure the impactof archetypal forces on human thoughts and behaviour with a view toprovide early warning signals on major turns in the markets. Thisis done through a step-by-step guide on how to develop ameasurement methodology based on an analysis of the language of theunconscious; figurative speech such as metaphors and symbolism,drawn out and deciphered from Big Data sources, allowingfor quantification into time series The book is supplemented with an online resource that presentscontinuously updated bespoken archetypal indexes with predictivecapabilities to major financial indexes Investors are often unaware of the real reasons behindtheir own financial decisions. This book explains why psychologicaldrivers in the collective unconscious dictates not only investmentbehaviour but also political, cultural and social trends.Understanding these forces allows you to stay ahead of the curveand profit from market tendencies that more traditional methodscompletely overlook.

Mathematical Foundations of Information Theory

Mathematical Foundations of Information Theory

  • Author: A. Ya. Khinchin
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • ISBN: 0486318443
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 128
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First comprehensive introduction to information theory explores the work of Shannon, McMillan, Feinstein, and Khinchin. Topics include the entropy concept in probability theory, fundamental theorems, and other subjects. 1957 edition.

The Regularized Fast Hartley Transform

The Regularized Fast Hartley Transform

Optimal Formulation of Real-Data Fast Fourier Transform for Silicon-Based Implementation in Resource-Constrained Environments

  • Author: Keith Jones
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 9789048139170
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 200
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Most real-world spectrum analysis problems involve the computation of the real-data discrete Fourier transform (DFT), a unitary transform that maps elements N of the linear space of real-valued N-tuples, R , to elements of its complex-valued N counterpart, C , and when carried out in hardware it is conventionally achieved via a real-from-complex strategy using a complex-data version of the fast Fourier transform (FFT), the generic name given to the class of fast algorithms used for the ef?cient computation of the DFT. Such algorithms are typically derived by explo- ing the property of symmetry, whether it exists just in the transform kernel or, in certain circumstances, in the input data and/or output data as well. In order to make effective use of a complex-data FFT, however, via the chosen real-from-complex N strategy, the input data to the DFT must ?rst be converted from elements of R to N elements of C . The reason for choosing the computational domain of real-data problems such N N as this to be C , rather than R , is due in part to the fact that computing equ- ment manufacturers have invested so heavily in producing digital signal processing (DSP) devices built around the design of the complex-data fast multiplier and accumulator (MAC), an arithmetic unit ideally suited to the implementation of the complex-data radix-2 butter?y, the computational unit used by the familiar class of recursive radix-2 FFT algorithms.

An Introduction to Complex Systems

An Introduction to Complex Systems

  • Author: Joe Tranquillo
  • Publisher: Springer
  • ISBN: 3030025896
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The Fourth Revolution

The Fourth Revolution

How the Infosphere is Reshaping Human Reality

  • Author: Luciano Floridi
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford
  • ISBN: 0191667706
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 256
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Who are we, and how do we relate to each other? Luciano Floridi, one of the leading figures in contemporary philosophy, argues that the explosive developments in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) is changing the answer to these fundamental human questions. As the boundaries between life online and offline break down, and we become seamlessly connected to each other and surrounded by smart, responsive objects, we are all becoming integrated into an "infosphere". Personas we adopt in social media, for example, feed into our 'real' lives so that we begin to live, as Floridi puts in, "onlife". Following those led by Copernicus, Darwin, and Freud, this metaphysical shift represents nothing less than a fourth revolution. "Onlife" defines more and more of our daily activity - the way we shop, work, learn, care for our health, entertain ourselves, conduct our relationships; the way we interact with the worlds of law, finance, and politics; even the way we conduct war. In every department of life, ICTs have become environmental forces which are creating and transforming our realities. How can we ensure that we shall reap their benefits? What are the implicit risks? Are our technologies going to enable and empower us, or constrain us? Floridi argues that we must expand our ecological and ethical approach to cover both natural and man-made realities, putting the 'e' in an environmentalism that can deal successfully with the new challenges posed by our digital technologies and information society.

The Knowledge of Culture and the Culture of Knowledge

The Knowledge of Culture and the Culture of Knowledge

Implications for Theory, Policy and Practice

  • Author: E. Carayannis,A. Pirzadeh
  • Publisher: Springer
  • ISBN: 1137383526
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 221
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The Knowledge of Culture and the Culture of Knowledge explores the construct of information and information culture and its relationship to the prevailing culture. The author provides an analysis of the relationship of media to the core constructs in the book by explaining why they have been put together to form one single idea.

The Young Adult Reader's Adviser: The best in literature and language arts, mathematics and computer science

The Young Adult Reader's Adviser: The best in literature and language arts, mathematics and computer science

  • Author: Myra Immell
  • Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
  • ISBN: 9780835230698
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Page: 859
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Developed by a panel of distinguished educators and librarians, "The Young Adult Reader's Adviser" recommends an extensive, representative, and useful list of the finest books--modern and classic, hardcover and paperback. Patterned after the Bowker classic, "The Reader's Adviser," this two-volume resource features 17,000 bibliographic entries and over 850 biographical profiles. Each volume of "The Young Adult Reader's Adviser" is divided into two major sections. Volume One is devoted to Literature and Language Arts, and Mathematics and Computer Science. Volume Two features Social Sciences and History, and Sciences and Health. These subject areas are further divided into more than 430 subsections such as Russian Literature; Mass Media; History of Personal Computers; Ethics in Politics; and Immigration, Urbanization, and Civil Rights. Entries include detailed bibliographic information and brief descriptons, when necessary. Books especially suited for readers in grades 6-8 are noted with an asterisk.

Information Theory

Information Theory

  • Author: Stanford Goldman
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • ISBN: 0486442713
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 385
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This introductory treatment offers students of electrical engineering or applied mathematics a clear presentation of the principles of information theory. Topics include information theory of discrete systems, properties of continuous signals, ergodic ensembles, entropy of continuous distributions, aspects of modulation and noise reduction, and other subjects. Numerous problems, many with complete solutions. 1953 edition.