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On Joint and Conditional Entropies

Department of Statistics, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
Entropy 1999, 1(2), 21-24; https://doi.org/10.3390/e1020021
Received: 19 March 1999 / Accepted: 30 April 1999 / Published: 5 May 1999
It is shown that if the conditional densities of a bivariate random variable have maximum entropies, subject to certain constraints, then the bivariate density also maximizes entropy, subject to appropriate constraints. Some examples are discussed. View Full-Text
Keywords: joint and conditional entropies; maximum entropy subject to constraints joint and conditional entropies; maximum entropy subject to constraints
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Gokhale, D.V. On Joint and Conditional Entropies. Entropy 1999, 1, 21-24.

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