Archive for July, 2012

The frequency of ‘information’.

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Interesting fact about the word ‘information’. According to this list, ‘information’ is the 315th most used word in the 450 million word Corpus of Contemporary American English, appearing 127331 times.

Thesis Completion Seminar

Friday, July 13th, 2012

Details of my upcoming thesis completion seminar:

Title: A Framework for Semantic Information

Date, Time: 24/7/2012, 5:15pm

Location: Old Quad Common Room, Melbourne University

Abstract: In this talk I present a summary of my thesis research, which develops an account of semantic information. After an introductory overview of information, I shall outline the main points and results of the following chapters:

– Quantifying Semantic Information
– Agent-Relative Informativeness
– Environmental Information and Information Flow
– Information and Knowledge