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Probabilities and Information Theory

  • Hans Delfs
  • Helmut Knebl
Part of the Information Security and Cryptography book series (ISC)

Abstract

We review some basic notions and results using in this book concerning probability, probability spaces and random variables. This chapter is also intended to establish notation. There are many textbooks on probability theory, including [Bauer96], [Feller68], [GanYlv67], [Gordon97] and [Rényi70].

Keywords

Conditional Probability Mutual Information Probability Space Statistical Distance Security Parameter 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans Delfs
    • 1
  • Helmut Knebl
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceGeorg-Simon-Ohm University of Applied Sciences NürnbergNürnbergGermany

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