informationlessness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

informationless +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

informationlessness (uncountable)

  1. Absence of information.
    • 1992, Richard Bauman, Folklore, cultural performances, and popular entertainments (page 257)
      But, Wallace observed, information is not synonymous with meaning, and the meaning of a canon's informationlessness is the certainty of its contents.
    • 1998, Dov M. Gabbay, Philippe Smets, Handbook of Defeasible Reasoning and Uncertainty Management (page 122)
      The older idea that informationlessness was to be equated with uniform distributions is vulnerable to the transformational paradoxes.