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Scientific knowledge grows at a phenomenal pace--but few books have had as lasting an impact or played as important a role in our modern world as

*The Mathematical Theory of Communication*, published originally as a paper on communication theory in the*Bell System Technical Journal*more than fifty years ago. Republished in book form shortly thereafter, it has since gone through four hardcover and sixteen paperback printings. It is a revolutionary work, astounding in its foresight and contemporaneity. The University of Illinois Press is pleased and honored to issue this... more## Rankings by Category

The Mathematical Theory of Communication is ranked in the following categories:

- #79 in Information
- #57 in Mathematical Physics