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What is information anyway?

Peter Van Garderen

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  "description": "<p>Many definitions for archival materials depend on an understanding of the concept of information but do not explain it. This working paper attempts to provide a definition. It concludes that an information object is an entity that contains the content of a message and has the required structure and context to allow that message to be decoded and understood.</p>\n\n<p>&nbsp;</p>", 
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      "name": "Peter Van Garderen"
  "headline": "What is information anyway?", 
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  "datePublished": "2007-01-29", 
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  "name": "What is information anyway?"
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