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Communication is usually defined as the transmission of information. The term can also refer to the message itself or the field of inquiry studying these transmissions, also known as communication studies. There are some disagreements about the precise definition of communication, for example, whether unintentional or failed transmissions are also included and whether communication does not just transmit meaning but also create it. Models of communication aim to provide a simplified overview of its main components and their interaction. Many models include the idea that a source uses a coding system to express information in the form of a message. The source uses a channel to send the message to a receiver who has to decode it in order to understand its meaning. Channels are usually discussed in terms of the senses used to perceive the message, like hearing, sight, smell, touch, and taste.

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Organizations relating to Communication

Association for the Promotion of the International Circulation of the Press / London, UK / Est. 1955
International Institute of Communications / London, UK / Est. 1967
International Federation of the Phonographic Industry / London, UK / Est. 1933
EDU / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2011
International Federation of Audit Bureaux of Certification / Sydney NSW, Australia / Est. 1963
International Bridge Press Association / Kingston ON, Canada / Est. 1958
International Association of Press Clubs / Warsaw, Poland / Est. 2002
European Association for Internal Communication / Lisbon, Portugal / Est. 1955
European Association for Studies in Screen Translation / Macerata, Italy / Est. 1995
Balkanmedia Association / Sofia, Bulgaria / Est. 1990
Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 2008
European Sign Federation / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1966
Union internationale de la presse électronique / Waiblingen, Germany / Est. 1959
European Society for Communicative Psychotherapy / Watford, UK / Est. 1990
International Society for Gesture Studies / Hamilton NY, USA / Est. 2002
Deaf International Basketball Federation / Heidelberg, Germany / Est. 1998
Arab Federation of Sports Journalists
European Marketing Confederation / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1992
European Newspaper Publishers' Association / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1960
International Association for Computers and Communications / Columbus OH, USA
International Association for Languages and Intercultural Communication / Valencia, Spain / Est. 2000
Arab-US Association for Communication Educators / Winter Park FL, USA / Est. 1995
Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers / Watford, UK / Est. 1972
European Journalism Training Association / Mechelen, Belgium / Est. 1990
International Association for Communication in Healthcare / Salisbury, UK / Est. 2001
Society for News Design - Scandinavia / Est. 1985
Asociación Iberoamericana de Periodistas Especializados y Técnicos / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 1981
Federation of European Professional Photographers / Brussels, Belgium
International Society for Intermedial Studies / Est. 1996
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance / New York NY, USA / Est. 1989
Confederación Iberoamericana de Asociaciones Científicas y Académicas de la Comunicación / Est. 2009
Associação Ibero-Americana de Comunicação / Est. 1998
European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2012
Coalition of European Lobbies on Eastern African Pastoralism / Brussels, Belgium
European Exhibition Industry Alliance / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2012
International Association of Communication Activists / Est. 2012
European Centre for Press and Media Freedom / Leipzig, Germany / Est. 2015
UNESCO Office, Jakarta - Regional Bureau for Sciences in Asia and the Pacific / Jakarta, Indonesia / Est. 1951
Association of SAARC Speakers and Parliamentarians / Kathmandu, Nepal / Est. 1992
Pontifical Council for Social Communications / Vatican City, Vatican / Est. 1948
Intergovernmental Committee of the International Convention of Rome for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1961
United Nations Communications Group / New York NY, USA / Est. 1973
International Centre for Promotion of Enterprises / Ljubljana, Slovenia / Est. 1974
European Magazine Media Association / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1975
UNIDO International Solar Energy Centre for Technology Promotion and Transfer / Lanzhou, China / Est. 2006
Islamic Presentation Centre International / Birmingham, UK / Est. 1984
Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication / Manila, Philippines / Est. 1980
European Network for Prevention and Health Promotion in Family Medicine and General Practice / Ljubljana, Slovenia / Est. 1996
Correspondence Service in Esperanto / Void Vacon, France / Est. 1957
International Council for the Publication of the Opera Omnia of Erasmus / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 1963

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