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  Communication - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Mass communication" is a more specialized academic discipline focused on the institutions, practice and effects of journalism, broadcasting, advertising, public relations and related mediated communication directed at a large, undifferentiated or segmented audience.
As the technology evolved, communication protocol also had to evolve; for example, Thomas Edison had to discover that hello was the least ambiguous greeting by voice over a distance; previous greetings such as hail tended to be lost or garbled in the transmission.
As regards human communication these diverse fields can be divided into those which cultivate a thoughtful exchange between a small number of people (debate, talk radio, e-mail, personal letters) on the one hand; and those which disseminate broadly a simple message (Public relations, television, cinema).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Communication   (752 words)

 USCCB - (Office of Media Relations) - Pastoral Plan for Church Communication   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Communication and community lie at the heart of the Church's mission because God's self revelation draws every believer into the faith community.
Although it is up to diocesan pastoral communication plans to spell out local goals, this national pastoral communication plan recognizes that it is in our parishes that the Church most directly communicates with her people, especially through God's word proclaimed in the liturgy and through a variety of educational programs.
Communication support must apply in a particular way to those Catholics who work within the communication industry and have both an ongoing and a greater chance of influencing it and, through it, society.
www.nccbuscc.org /comm/archives/1997/97-132a.shtml   (3763 words)

 Communication Process
Communication can best be summarized as the transmission of a message from a sender to a receiver in an understandable manner.
From a business perspective, effective communication is an absolute must, because it commonly accounts for the difference between success and failure or profit and loss.
It is through the communication process that the sharing of a common meaning between the sender and the receiver takes place.
www.stfrancis.edu /ba/ghkickul/stuwebs/btopics/works/comproc.htm   (1326 words)

 Optical communication signal source - Patent 4917453
An optical communication signal source package and assembly for coupling optical signals to the end of an optical fiber includes first and second semiconductor laser diodes capable of being operated in a redundant fashion for increased reliability or to provide wavelength division multiplexing for increases in bandwidth and information carrying capability.
An optical communications signal source package as defined in claim 1, said lens means including first and second collimating lens holographic optical elements located in said first and second light paths respectively between said first and second laser diodes and said holographic beam separator.
For example, the signal source 68 or the driver circuit 64 may include conventional parallel to serial communications interface circuitry for converting digital, multi bit data bus signals from a computer into high frequency serial data signals for transmission to another nearby computer, or even to physical cabinet of the same computer.
www.freepatentsonline.com /4917453.html   (4731 words)

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The opinion leaders themselves become the source of communication and the rest of the audience become receivers.
According to Rogers, the source and receiver are important to mass communication.
A source with empathy is able to make it seem as if she or he is similar to the audience.
www.ilstu.edu /~posull/c492web/abstracts/no10.doc   (436 words)

 Source article - Source Water well point origin river spring acoustics noise music orchestra - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Source article - Source Water well point origin river spring acoustics noise music orchestra - What-Means.com
in acoustics: the sound source, mostly as noise, but also as useful music of an orchestra.
Source article - Source definition - what means Source
www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/Source   (162 words)

 Journal of Consumer Affairs: The influence of communication source and mode on consumer adoption of technological ...
Communication is the critical process of diffusion of technological innovations, yet there is little research in the consumer behavior literature investigating how communication affects consumers' decision to adopt technological innovations.
This paper examines the effects of communication source and modality on consumers' adoption of technological innovations using the 1999 University of Michigan's Survey of Consumers data.
Specifically, a typology of communication sources and modality is presented, and the respective and interrelated influences of source and mode on consumers' adoption of electronic banking are examined.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_go2723/is_200206/ai_n6890981   (207 words)

 米国特許公開公報 20040168691 - Conduits for use in placing a target vessel in fluid communication with source ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Methods and devices for placing a target vessel in fluid communication with a source of blood and a target vessel.
A conduit includes first portion adapted to be placed in fluid communication with a source of blood, such as a heart chamber, and a second portion adapted to be placed in fluid communication with a target vessel having a lumen, such as coronary artery.
The conduit lies on an exterior of the heart between the blood source and the target vessel and is configured to deliver blood in multiple directions into the lumen of the target vessel.
cxp.paterra.com /jp/uspregrant20040168691.html   (232 words)

 The Association of Perceived Communication Apprehension, Shyness and Verbal Aggression with Perceptions of Source ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The association of perceived communication apprehension, shyness, and verbal aggression with perceptions of source credibility and affect in organizational and interpersonal contexts.
Communication apprehension, shyness, and verbal aggressiveness have been identified though extensive research as strong and stable traits which impact human communication.
All have been presented theoretically as traits which have negative impact on the source of communication, the receiver of communication, or both.
www.questia.com /PM.qst?a=o&d=5001982247   (438 words)

 Wolf Communication - Wolf Source   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Wolves also use their sense of smell as a means of communication.
Wolves mark their territory with feces and urine, when wolves enter a territory that is not their own they can smell the "scent markings".
One of the ways wolves communicate is with their voices.
www.wolfsource.org /communicate.html   (1050 words)

 Communication source - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A source is one of the basic concepts of communication and information processing.
Sources (or senders) are objects which encode message data and transmit the information, via a channel, to one or more observers (or receivers).
This page was last modified 16:47, 17 September 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Communication_source   (62 words)

 CM109 Developing Effective Communications, MU Extension
In contrast, some people limit their definitions of communication rather narrowly, saying "communication is the process whereby one person tells another something through the written or spoken word." This definition, from a book written by a journalist, seems reasonable for those in that field.
Within such an all-embracing system, the communication process is seen as a part of a larger social process, both affecting it and being in turn affected by it.
The source might be one person, a group of people, or a company, organization, or institution such as the University of Missouri.
muextension.missouri.edu /xplor/comm/cm0109.htm   (2916 words)

 The Engel Scale. `Tell it often´: detailed description of Engel Scale in Christian communication
That is, the communicator puts the gospel into his or her own words, or presents someone else's words (such as by using a tract or other gospel presentation), keeping in mind the listener's ability to understand the message.
In the arena of interpersonal communication, there are at least four sources of noise that hamper the transmission of the gospel from person to person.
The listener becomes part of the communication process and, as a result, his mind, heart and will are more likely to be engaged in reasoning through the personal implications of the gospel.
guide.gospelcom.net /resources/tellitoften.php   (4869 words)

 Financial Management/Communication-Overview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Communication can affect the type of decision making and the respective financial management activities of the household.
Communication within the family system and other systems is important in meeting the demands placed on the family.
Children may be included in decisions and financial management activities as a means of increasing understanding of the process or as a means of increasing their acceptance of financial management activities of the family.
www.penpages.psu.edu /penpages_reference/28507/285071076.HTML   (262 words)

 Department of Communication•Texas A&M University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
From 1876 until 1964 the growing number of speech communication classes were treated as part of the English department, but in 1964 "SCOM" was officially added as the prefix to all speech communication classes.
A degree in Speech Communication was first offered in 1984, followed shortly by approval for the creation of the Department of Speech Communication and Theatre Arts.
The members of the faculty are among the leaders of their discipline, as evidenced by the many awards they have received.
www.tamu.edu /comm/about/history.html   (1466 words)

 LCAV - Audiovisual Communications Laboratory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
One of the most important concepts in the design of point-to-point communication systems is the separation principle.
It says that an optimal communication system may be designed in two independent steps: First, the source is compressed optimally.
More precisely, given the description of the statistical behavior of source and channel, we found explicit formulae for the channel input cost function and the distortion measure that make the overall system information-theoretically optimal.
lcavwww.epfl.ch /research/distributed_signal_processing_and_communications/joint_source_channel_codes.html   (393 words)

 PSU's Media Lab Source Effects Study
The results indicate that different communication sources attributed to an identical news story elicit different reactions to the same story.
The findings from this study indicate the presence of psychological differences on at least one of the four criteria between the four ontologically distinct communication sources.
Most importantly, this study develops a typology of sources based on ontological distinctions, and argues for a closer consideration of the concept of "source" in communication research.
www.psu.edu /dept/medialab/research/sourceff.html   (618 words)

 SAGE Publications - Written Communication
Written Communication's aims and scope encompass a wide range of topics, and its pages consistently provide readers with new research findings, new theoretical concepts, and new ways of understanding how writing is practiced in schools, workplaces, and communities.
Written Communication is a journal that helped found a field, by bringing together work in rhetoric, composition, education, and discourse analysis, and by insisting on substantial papers that are based on rigorous analysis of data, well-integrated with the literature and current theory, and strongly refereed.
Written Communication continues to challenge existing forms of rhetorical and pedagogic research by insisting upon clear arguments directed at a broad audience of scholars and practitioners of writing, coupled with sharp analyses that meet cross-disciplinary, social scientific standards.
www.sagepub.com /journal.aspx?pid=24   (422 words)

 11(1).doc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Pressure difference receivers are sensitive to the direction of the sound wave, permitting an animal that is small in relation to the sound wavelength to localize sound sources.
An animal small in relation to the sound wavelength is unable to produce body 'sound shadow' (refraction of sound around the body) and must use another mechanism: destructive interference.
Much of the volume of the abdomen backing each tymbal is a tracheal air sac that communicates to the outside via the metathoracic spiracle.
www.erin.utoronto.ca /~w3bio325/325lab11.html   (1490 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Shannon says that a communication system involves a communication source, which is what produces a message to be communicated to another source.
The receiver reconstructs the message from the channel to the destination, which is the final source for which the message was intended.
Shannon says that an information source makes choices from a set of alternatives when sending a message, and the destination is aware of the alternatives in advance, and of the restraints under which the source made its decision.
oak.cats.ohiou.edu /~ay104396/AYINFO.HTM   (588 words)

 CDC/OC: About HealthCommKey
HealthComm KEY is a database of health communication literature, focusing on communication research and practice in the context of public health.
The database, developed by CDC's Office of Communication, is designed for researchers and program staff within CDC, and also for professionals, students, and others outside of CDC who are interested in health communication.
Articles summarized in HealthComm KEY describe programs consistent with the CDC definition that health communication is "the study and use of communication strategies to inform and influence individual and community decisions that enhance health." The programs described may be primarily health communication interventions or multi-component programs that include health communication.
www.cdc.gov /od/oc/hcomm/hcomm_about.html   (299 words)

 Communication Tips
is redefining the role and importance of the communication profession.
Communicators once sat in cubby holes, essentially editors, and cranked out reams of copy for newsletters, press releases and other publications.
Today, more and more professional communicators are valued members of top strategic teams and sit in executive offices.
www.users.cloud9.net /~kvivian/html/communication_tips.html   (166 words)

 CoreBuilder 9000 Implementation Guide
A multicast address is used for one-to-many and many-to-many communication in an environment where users and network devices either explicitly or implicitly communicate their desire to receive the communication.
In contrast to unicast, a source that uses IP multicast generates and sends only one copy of the information that is desired by multiple receivers.
When using the Internet Protocol (IP) as the basis for multicast communication, the requests for and delivery of the communication is fundamentally controlled by referencing certain IP addresses or their MAC-based equivalents.
support.3com.com /infodeli/tools/switches/cb9000/product/10012688/9i3ipma1.htm   (428 words)

 GOPA Cartermill > our services > information & communication > Open Source
The release of software used by EU governments as Open Source is seen as one of the keys to modernising the public sector and improving its cost-effectiveness.
One of the key objectives of IDA is interoperability, that is enabling public sector administrations to communicate easily with their counterparts in other countries and with the citizens and businesses; across organisations as well as across national boundaries.
Open Source has several characteristics that make it particularly well suited to the needs of the public sector - possibility of continuous improvements, adaptation to local needs, increased transparency and accountability, to mention just a few.
www.gopa-cartermill.com /services/open.html   (316 words)

 Verbal and Nonverbal Messages: Nonverbal Physical Behavior   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Janet Beavin Baveles presents a lecture that critiques some of the approaches to studying nonverbal communication that fail to take into account the integration of verbal communication along with nonverbal cues.
Source: Communication Quarterly, Spring 1998 v46 i2 p109(1).
Twenty years of research in deception has shown that there is not a reliable set of nonverbal or verbal indicators of deceptive communication.
novaonline.nv.cc.va.us /eli/spd110td/interper/message/linksnonverbal.html   (507 words)

 Michigan Health & Hospital Association Presents Health Care Leadership Award - Forbes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
She has been a catalyst for St. John's Work Life Community strategic team, helping to develop key initiatives to retain talent and create a positive work environment.
She is a parish nurse, has participated in the American Heart Association's Heart Walk, and has often provided preventive health screenings at the Novi Women's Expo.
Under her leadership, Henry Ford Health System received the 2004 Foster G. McGaw Prize for excellence in community service, which is exemplified in Schlichting's personal life, as well.
www.forbes.com /prnewswire/feeds/prnewswire/2005/10/19/prnewswire200510191159PR_NEWS_B_MWT_CL_CLW501.html   (1043 words)

 Abstract of the talk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The distributions that lead to a cost-distortion operating point that cannot be improved have to satisfy simple-to-describe conditions that involve the source and channel statistic as well as the cost and distortion measures.
Sometimes the source and the channel are "almost" matched to begin with.
Of particular interest is when the desired match is obtained by means of low-complexity small-latency transmitter/receiver pairs such as those consisting of memoryless maps or linear filters.
www-isl.stanford.edu /groups/seminar/abstracts/mar4_04bixio.html   (253 words)

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