On the Entropies and the Mutual Information of Some Bivariate Continuous Distributions Used in Reliability

  • M. Ahsanullah
  • Mohamed Habibullah


In this paper, we consider some bivariate distributions that are used in reliability theory and study their entropies and mutual information.


Mutual Information Pareto Distribution Multivariate Normal Distribution Bivariate Distribution Entropy Estimate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Ahsanullah
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Mohamed Habibullah
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Management SciencesRider UniversityLawrencevilleUSA
  2. 2.Department of Management SciencesNortheastern UniversityBostonUSA
  3. 3.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceUniveristy of Wisconsin-SuperiorSuperiorUSA

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