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Functional Equations from Information Theory

  • Palaniappan Kannappan
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Part of the Springer Monographs in Mathematics book series (SMM)

Abstract

In this chapter, information theory using desirable properties and representation, Shannon’s entropy, directed divergence, generalized directed divergence, entropy of order α and degree β, and weighted entropy are treated. The Fundamental equations of entropy and their generalizations and sum form equations and their generalizations are treated. Distance measures and inset measures are performed, and applications are treated.

Keywords

Functional Equation Shannon Entropy Basic Notion Information Measure Directed Divergence 
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© Springer-Verlag US 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pure MathematicsUniversity of WaterlooWaterloo ONCanada

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