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Entropy 2001, 3(3), 162-190; doi:10.3390/e3030162

Basic Concepts, Identities and Inequalities - the Toolkit of Information Theory

Department of Mathematics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Received: 12 September 2001 / Accepted: 18 September 2001 / Published: 30 September 2001
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Abstract

Basic concepts and results of that part of Information Theory which is often referred to as "Shannon Theory" are discussed with focus mainly on the discrete case. The paper is expository with some new proofs and extensions of results and concepts.
Keywords: entropy; divergence; mutual information; concavity; convexity; data reduction entropy; divergence; mutual information; concavity; convexity; data reduction
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Topsøe, F. Basic Concepts, Identities and Inequalities - the Toolkit of Information Theory. Entropy 2001, 3, 162-190.

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