The Relativity of ‘Meaning’

@article{Williamson1960TheRO,
  title={The Relativity of ‘Meaning’},
  author={Jerry Williamson},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1960},
  volume={188},
  pages={605-606}
}
DR. W. ROSS ASHBY1 has made the interesting assertion that the meaning of a message carrying information depends on the context of the message. Thus, if someone sends A of two possible telegrams, A, “How we wish you were here” and B, “The weather is fine”, the meaning of the message is different from that of the same message chosen from three messages A, B… CONTINUE READING