Title

An Information Theory for Time-Continuous Processes

Date of Award

1962

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Department

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Advisor(s)

Richard A. Johnson

Keywords

Entropy, Mutual information, Transinformation, Transducer

Subject Categories

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Abstract

Introduction: It is a remarkable fact that we can assign a numerical measure to certain quantities, which are closely related to our semantic conception of the word "information." Depending on the model under consideration, these quantities are variously called the uncertainty, the average uncertainty or entropy, the mutual information, and the average mutual information or trans-information. ...

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