Information Adaptation: The Interplay Between Shannon Information and Semantic Information in Cognition (SpringerBriefs in Complexity) (by Juval Portugali, Hermann Haken)


Author(s): Juval Portugali, Hermann Haken

Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2014-10-04
ISBN-10: 3319111698
ISBN-13: 9783319111698
Language: English
Description:
This monograph demonstrates the interplay between Shannon
information and semantic information in cognition. It shows that
Shannon’s information acts as driving force for the formation of
semantic information; and vice versa, namely, that semantic
information participates in the formation of Shannonian
information. The authors show that in cognition, Shannonian and
semantic information are interrelated as two aspects of a
cognitive process termed as information adaptation. In the
latter the mind/brain adapts to the environment by the deflating
and/or inflating of the information conveyed by the environment.
In the process… more…

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