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:
- Technical / logistical
- Semantic / Understanding
This we to show how the previous finding works by demonstrating with a tin can phone.