Measuring Complexity in Terms of Mutual Information

  • Andrew M. Fraser
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 208)


An alternative definition of the KS entropy h μ based on mutual information is proposed. The new definition is designed to handle experimental noise more gracefully than the standard definition. An example is used to illustrate the difference.


Mutual Information English Summary Strange Attractor Conditional Entropy Experimental Noise 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew M. Fraser
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Nonlinear Dynamics Department of PhysicsUniversity of TexasAustinUSA

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