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

Entropy and Uncertainty

Mathematical Sciences Institute, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
Received: 17 June 2008 / Accepted: 6 August 2008 / Published: 16 October 2008
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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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