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An Application of Entropy in Survey Scale
Department of Statistics, Dokuz Eylül University; Fen Edebiyat Fakültesi, Tınaztepe Kampüsü 35160 Buca İzmir, Turkey
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Received: 7 July 2009; Accepted: 11 October 2009 / Published: 14 October 2009
Abstract: This study demonstrates an application of entropy for information theory in the field of survey scale. Based on computer anxiety scale we obtain that the desired information may be achieved with fewer questions. In particular, one question is insufficient and two questions are necessary for a survey subscale.
Keywords: entropy; Kullback-Leibler divergence; joint entropy; mutual information; survey scale
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Oruç, Ö.E.; Kuruoğlu, E.; Vupa, Ö. An Application of Entropy in Survey Scale. Entropy 2009, 11, 598-605.
Oruç ÖE, Kuruoğlu E, Vupa Ö. An Application of Entropy in Survey Scale. Entropy. 2009; 11(4):598-605.
Oruç, Özlem E.; Kuruoğlu, Emel; Vupa, Özgül. 2009. "An Application of Entropy in Survey Scale." Entropy 11, no. 4: 598-605.