Application of Information Theory Concepts in the Investigation of the Growth Pattern of Production, Distribution and Velocity of Information

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The objective of this research is the investigation of the patterns of information growth to test whether there has been an "information explosion." To tackle the main problem, there are three issues which need to be addressed: (1) the concept of information dimensionality; (2) determination of common parameters to measure the amount of information within each dimension; and (3) a working definition of "explosiveness. "

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Attia, Abdel-Hameed M. (Abdel-Hameed Mohammed) August 1987.

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The objective of this research is the investigation of the patterns of information growth to test whether there has been an "information explosion." To tackle the main problem, there are three issues which need to be addressed: (1) the concept of information dimensionality; (2) determination of common parameters to measure the amount of information within each dimension; and (3) a working definition of "explosiveness. "

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Attia, Abdel-Hameed M. (Abdel-Hameed Mohammed). Application of Information Theory Concepts in the Investigation of the Growth Pattern of Production, Distribution and Velocity of Information, dissertation, August 1987; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc331792/: accessed June 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .