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Topic: Entropy
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Frozz

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Registered: 10/5/08
Entropy
Posted: Oct 5, 2008 6:23 PM
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Hi. I am a little confused about the entropy problem.

How many bits of information are required to express 32 equally probable alternatives? Is it
2^(5*32) = 2^160
160 bits of information


Is the entropy 5 or 2.32?

Thanks!


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