Process communication

Shannon and Weaver:

  • Asked to do research at the Bell telephone company in 1949 about how to make the phone lines more effective.
  • Drew up a model of how all communication was thought to work.


What did Shannon and Weaver find out?




There are 3 kinds of noise:

  1. Technical / logistical
  2. Semantic / Understanding
  3. Effectiveness


This we to show how the previous finding works by demonstrating with a tin can phone.


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