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Elements of information theory

Author: T M Cover; Joy A Thomas
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience, [2006] ©2006
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Covers the standard topics of information theory, including entropy, data compression, channel capacity, rate distortion, multi-user theory and hypothesis testing, presenting applications in communications, statistics, complexity theory and investment.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cover, T.M., 1938-
Elements of information theory.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience, ©2006
(DLC) 2005047799
(OCoLC)59879802
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: T M Cover; Joy A Thomas
ISBN: 9780471748816 0471748811 9780471748823 047174882X 9781118585771 1118585771 0471241954 9780471241959 1280517492 9781280517495 9786610517497 6610517495 0470303158 9780470303153
OCLC Number: 70862892
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 748 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Entropy, relative entropy, and mutual information --
Asymptotic equipartition property --
Entropy rates of a stochastic process --
Data compression --
Gambling and data compression --
Channel capacity --
Differential entropy --
Gaussian channel --
Rate distortion theory --
Information theory and statistics --
Maximum entropy --
Universal source coding --
Kolmogorov complexity --
Network information theory --
Information theory and portfolio theory --
Inequalities in information theory.
Responsibility: Thomas M. Cover, Joy A. Thomas.
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