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Entropy (information theory)

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Information Theory Derivation of Entropy

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Information theory: Entropy

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Entropy of the Normal Distribution

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Entropy: Upper Bound on Discrete Entropy

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Normal Distribution: Entropy Expression

Information entropy is the average rate at which information is produced by a stochastic source of data.
  • Types 

  • Introduction 

  • Definition 

  • Example 

  • Rationale 

  • Aspects 

  • Characterization 

  • Further properties 

  • Extending discrete entropy to the continuous case 

  • Use in combinatorics