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Entropy 2008, 10(4), 493-506; doi:10.3390/e10040493
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Entropy and Uncertainty

Received: 17 June 2008 / Accepted: 6 August 2008 / Published: 16 October 2008
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Abstract

We give a survey of the basic statistical ideas underlying the definition of entropy in information theory and their connections with the entropy in the theory of dynamical systems and in statistical mechanics.
Keywords: Entropy; relative entropy; uncertainty; information theory Entropy; relative entropy; uncertainty; information theory
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