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Entropy 2008, 10(3), 200-206; doi:10.3390/entropy-e10030200
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Calculation of Differential Entropy for a Mixed Gaussian Distribution

1, 2,*  and 2
1 U. S. Naval Research Laboratory, Optical Sciences Division, Washington, D.C. 20375, USA 2 U. S. Naval Research Laboratory, Optical Sciences Division, Washington, D.C. 20375, USA
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 16 June 2008 / Revised: 14 August 2008 / Accepted: 18 August 2008 / Published: 25 August 2008
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Abstract

In this work, an analytical expression is developed for the differential entropy of a mixed Gaussian distribution. One of the terms is given by a tabulated function of the ratio of the distribution parameters.
Keywords: Mixed-Gaussian; entropy; distribution Mixed-Gaussian; entropy; distribution
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Michalowicz, J.V.; Nichols, J.M.; Bucholtz, F. Calculation of Differential Entropy for a Mixed Gaussian Distribution. Entropy 2008, 10, 200-206.

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