Towards a research on information pollution

@article{Cai1996TowardsAR,
  title={Towards a research on information pollution},
  author={Kai-Yuan Cai and Chaochao Zhang},
  journal={1996 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics. Information Intelligence and Systems (Cat. No.96CH35929)},
  year={1996},
  volume={4},
  pages={3124-3129 vol.4}
}
  • K. Cai, Chaochao Zhang
  • Published 14 October 1996
  • Computer Science
  • 1996 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics. Information Intelligence and Systems (Cat. No.96CH35929)
Information revolution may incur information pollution, noting that industrial revolution incurred environmental pollution. By information pollution we mean the presence and spread of undesirable messages in the human society, in quantities large enough to produce significantly adverse effects on human activities and social life. Information theory is mainly concerned with probabilistic uncertainty of messages, whereas information pollution research pays attention to values of messages: a… 

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