On 9/21/2011 6:36 PM, meekerdb wrote:
On 9/21/2011 2:12 PM, Stephen P. King wrote:
Think of how noise is different from signal in Shannon's information
theory. Messages that have information are distinguishable. Messages
that have only noise content are indistinguishable, generally speaking.
A signal that looks like noise is one that carries the most
information, i.e. is incompressible.
Interesting, so if one happens to not have the proper decoding key,
how is it distinguished from noise?
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