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Entropy 1999, 1(2), 21-24; doi:10.3390/e1020021

On Joint and Conditional Entropies

Received: 19 March 1999 / Accepted: 30 April 1999 / Published: 5 May 1999
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Abstract: It is shown that if the conditional densities of a bivariate random variable have maximum entropies, subject to certain constraints, then the bivariate density also maximizes entropy, subject to appropriate constraints. Some examples are discussed.
Keywords: joint and conditional entropies; maximum entropy subject to constraints joint and conditional entropies; maximum entropy subject to constraints
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Gokhale, D.V. On Joint and Conditional Entropies. Entropy 1999, 1, 21-24.

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Gokhale DV. On Joint and Conditional Entropies. Entropy. 1999; 1(2):21-24.

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Gokhale, D. V. 1999. "On Joint and Conditional Entropies." Entropy 1, no. 2: 21-24.

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