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Information theory for information technologists

by M. J. Usher

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Published by Macmillan, Distributed exclusively by Scholium International in London, Great Neck, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Information theory,
  • Information storage and retrieval systems -- Science,
  • Information storage and retrieval systems -- Technology,
  • Science -- Information services,
  • Technology -- Information services

  • Edition Notes

    StatementM.J. Usher.
    SeriesMacmillan computer science series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ360 .U74 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 225 p. :
    Number of Pages225
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2579997M
    ISBN 100333367030, 0333367022
    LC Control Number85127325

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    In information theory, the entropy of a random variable is the average level of "information", "surprise", or "uncertainty" inherent in the variable's possible outcomes. The concept of information entropy was introduced by Claude Shannon in his paper "A Mathematical Theory of Communication". As an example, consider a biased coin with probability p of landing on heads and probability 1-p. Inference Group: Home.


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