shannon the fundamental problem of communication is that of reproducing at one point either exactly or approximately a message selected at another point plato let no one ignorant of mathematics enter here nyquist when the output of an amplifier is connected to the input through a transducer the resulting combination may be either stable or unstable turing science is a differential equation religion is a boundary condition fourier the profound study of nature is the most fertile source of mathematical discoveries wiener there are no answers only cross references bell you cannot force ideas successful ideas are the result of slow growth kolmogorov the human brain is incapable of creating anything which is really complex gauss when i have clarified and exhausted a subject then i turn away from it in order to go into darkness again hamming it is better to do the right problem the wrong way than the wrong problem the right way ohm its aim is attained if by means of it the variety of facts be presented as unity to the mind kirchhoff look here i have succeeded at last in fetching some gold from the sun mackay combine a simple pseudo random code with a message passing decoder gallager good communication is central to a civilized society alkhwarizmi that fondness for science has encouraged me to compose a short work on calculating by aljabr and almuqabala reis ich nannte das instrument telephon zuse it is not true that virtually all news in a totalitarian state is false marconi every day sees humanity more victorious in the struggle with space and time bernoulli it would be better for the true physics if there were no mathematicians on earth