Item description for Information Measures by C. Arndt...
This book is an introduction to the mathematical description of information in science and engineering. The necessary ma- thematical theory will be treated in a more vivid way than in the usual theoretical proof structure. This enables the reader to develop an idea of the connections between diffe- rent information measures and to understand the trains of thoughts in their derivation. As there exist a great number of different possible ways to describe information, these measures are presented in a coherent manner. Some examples of the information measures examined are: Shannon informati- on, applied in coding theory; Akaike information criterion, used in system identification to determine auto-regressive models and in neural networks to identify the number of neu- rons; and Cramer-Rao bound or Fisher information, describing the minimal variances achieved by unbiased estimators.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.3" Width: 6.4" Height: 1" Weight: 1.85 lbs.
Release Date Apr 27, 2001
ISBN 3540416331 ISBN13 9783540416333
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