Re: A question on Shannon entropy

From: David Wagner (daw_at_taverner.cs.berkeley.edu)
Date: 07/05/04

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    Jean-Luc Cooke wrote:
    >Assume:
    > - each symbol in X has probability of appearing equal to H(X)

    You could assume that X is uniformly distributed, but that
    assumption would be wrong for random variables with a non-uniform
    distribution, and your calculation will be invalid in that case.


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