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Intuitions on problems from Elements of Information Theory Chapter 2

Table of Contents 1. meaning of conditional mutual information 2. comments on some selected problems from Chapter 2 2.1. Problem 2.6 2.2. Problem 2.14 2.3. Problem 2.23 2.4. Problem 2.27 2.5. Problem 2.41 This post is not about sharing solutions … Continue reading

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Shannon’s entropy of random variables and partitions

Table of Contents 1. entropy for dummies 1.1. definition of entropy of r.v. and joint entropy 1.2. the town 1.3. intuition for entropy and its properties 1.4. intuition for the notion of surprisal 2. intuition for conditional entropy and its … Continue reading

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