Measuring Information

Contributor(s): Publisher number: 1198238 | KanopyPublisher: The Great Courses, 2015Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2016Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (32 minutes): digital, .flv file, soundContent type:
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  • computer
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  • online resource
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Online resources: Summary: How is information measured and how is it encoded most efficiently? Get acquainted with a subtle but powerful quantity that is vital to the science of information: entropy. Measuring information in terms of entropy sheds light on everything from password security to efficient binary codes to how to design a good guessing game..
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How is information measured and how is it encoded most efficiently? Get acquainted with a subtle but powerful quantity that is vital to the science of information: entropy. Measuring information in terms of entropy sheds light on everything from password security to efficient binary codes to how to design a good guessing game..

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