INFORMATION THEORY APPROACHES TO NAVIGATION - 1--A PROSPECT OF NAVIGATION

This paper deals with the underlying philosophy of navigation procedures. The philosophy is based on information theory and introduces the concept of entropy as a measure of randomness and its reduction through the work performed by the navigator. The basic concepts are applied to the problems of traffic control.

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    Royal Institute of Navigation

    1 Kensington Gore
    London,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Anderson, E W
  • Publication Date: 1972-4

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  • Accession Number: 00084651
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Royal Institute of Navigation
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 19 1975 12:00AM