Re: Entropy of draw from normal or binomial distribution

On 11-08-30 3:33 PM, David Malone wrote:
Jeffrey Goldberg <nobody@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

More generally, how do we calculate the bits of entropy that we can get
from a drawing from a binomial distribution (as in the example above) or
a normal distribution?

If you want the Shannon Entropy, check Wikipedia, as it lists the
it for many discrete distributions.

Thanks. There's a handy table of these for continuous functions at



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