How much do you know about the Science of Information?
If you are what I would consider an Information Scientist with a Master's degree,
you should be able to answer at least half of these
Note that my ideas about being an Information Scientist focus on "information," not on computers or people, which are
studied at great length in the Computer Science and Psychology Departments at UNC-CH.
What is the difference between mutual information and equivocation?
Roughly what is unicity distance in studies of secrecy and encryption?
In information terms, how much is gained or lost by normalizing a relational database?
How does one compute the information gained or lost with a logical and
How does a statement referring to "the computer on the desk" carry information?
What are the issues associated with measuring information in this natural language context?
What is the name of the Nobel prize winner who wrote on Asymmetric Information,
addressing what sellers and buyers know about a used car?