Talk:History of entropy

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The concept is definitely not considered poorly understood, at least not on the level discussed here and not by the majority of scientists. And it would be interesting to see a citation for Neumanns quote.

--Stitch75 20:42, 16 May 2008 (EDT)

"John Von Neumann is reputed to have told Claude Shannon, the founder of information theory, that he should call his quantity H informational entropy, because it would give him a great advantage at conferences where no one really understood what entropy was anyway." - http://www.usenix.org/publications/login/2001-06/pdfs/burgess.pdf - PaulBurnett 19:52, 13 November 2010 (EST)
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