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Disinformation: A Taxonomy
January/February 2011 (vol. 9 no. 1)
pp. 58-63
James Alexander, University of Pennsylvania
Jonathan Smith, University of Pennsylvania
The authors outline steps toward a disinformation theory, a simplified and generalized notion of communication that is intended to be in some way misleading or deceptive. Specifically, their model looks at ways to inject noise.

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Index Terms:
Communication, Deception and Surveillance, disinformation
Citation:
James Alexander, Jonathan Smith, "Disinformation: A Taxonomy," IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 58-63, Jan.-Feb. 2011, doi:10.1109/MSP.2010.141
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