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General Entropies

  • Jan Naudts

Abstract

It is shown that the probability distributions of a generalised exponential family still satisfy a maximum entropy principle and a variational principle. A definition is given of a deformed Fisher information and a version of the Cramer-Rao theorem is proved.

Keywords

Variational Principle General Entropy Fisher Information Relative Entropy Exponential Family 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Physics DepartmentUniversity of AntwerpAntwerpBelgium

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