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Genre/Form: | Electronic books |
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Additional Physical Format: | Printed edition: |

Material Type: | Bibliographic data, Internet resource |

Document Type: | Internet Resource, Computer File |

All Authors / Contributors: |
Gary J Erickson; C Ray Smith |

ISBN: | 9789400930490 9400930496 9789401078719 9401078718 |

OCLC Number: | 840305127 |

Description: | 1 online resource (332 pages). |

Contents: | How does the Brain Do Plausible Reasoning? -- The Relation of Bayesian and Maximum Entropy Methods -- An Engineer Looks at Bayes -- Bayesian Inductive Inference and Maximum Entropy -- Excerpts from Bayesian Spectrum Analysis and Parameter Estimation -- Detection of Extra-Solar System Planets -- Stochastic Complexity and the Maximum Entropy Principle -- The Axioms of Maximum Entropy -- Understanding Ignorance -- Maximum Entropy Calculations on a Discrete Probability Space -- Quantum Density Matrix and Entropic Uncertainty -- Information-Theoretical Generalization of the Uncertainty Principle -- Time, Energy, and the Limits of Measurement -- On a Detection Estimator Related to Entropy -- The Evolution of Carnot's Principle -- A Logic of Information Systems -- Methodological Principles of Uncertainty in Inductive Modelling: A New Perspective -- Comparison of Minimum Cross-Entropy Inference with Minimally Informative Information Systems. |

Series Title: | Fundamental Theories of Physics, An International Book Series on The Fundamental Theories of Physics: Their Clarification, Development and Application ;, 31-32. |

Responsibility: | edited by Gary J. Erickson, C. Ray Smith. |

### Abstract:

This volume has its origin in the Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Workshops on and Bayesian Methods in Applied Statistics", held at "Maximum-Entropy the University of Wyoming, August 5-8, 1985, and at Seattle University, August 5-8, 1986, and August 4-7, 1987.
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