Special Issue "Entropy and Information Theory"
A special issue of Axioms (ISSN 2075-1680).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (20 December 2017)
Prof. Dr. Matthias Dehmer
1 Department of Computer Science, Core Competence Center for Operations Research, Universität der Bundeswehr München, Neubiberg 85579, Germany
2 Institute for Bioinformatics and Translational Research, The Health and Life Sciences University (UMIT), Eduard Wallnoefer Zentrum 1, A-6060 Hall in Tyrol, Austria
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Interests: applied mathematics; bioinformatics; data mining; machine learning; systems biology; graph theory; complexity and information theory
The relationship between entropy and information theory has a long history and has led to many important results, as well as to applications in fields outside of mathematics and physics. This Special Issue will focus on applications of Shannon information theory to the measurement of entropy in mathematical systems and models, primarily those based on graphs or networks. Theoretical papers, as well as those reporting on experimental results, are welcome. Suggested topics include:
- Information-theoretic measures on complex networks
- Shannon Entropy measures on random graphs
- Applications of information-theoretic measures in chemistry, biology, social sciences and the humanities
Prof. Dr. Abbe Mowshowitz
Prof. Dr. Matthias Dehmer
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- entropy based information measures
- entropy of graphs and networks
- applications of entropy based information measures