On a characterization of the Shannon entropy

Marzena Kosno; Dominik Szynal

Kybernetika (1991)

  • Volume: 27, Issue: 5, page 421-425
  • ISSN: 0023-5954

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Kosno, Marzena, and Szynal, Dominik. "On a characterization of the Shannon entropy." Kybernetika 27.5 (1991): 421-425. <http://eudml.org/doc/29009>.

author = {Kosno, Marzena, Szynal, Dominik},
journal = {Kybernetika},
keywords = {Shannon entropy; symmetry},
language = {eng},
number = {5},
pages = {421-425},
publisher = {Institute of Information Theory and Automation AS CR},
title = {On a characterization of the Shannon entropy},
url = {http://eudml.org/doc/29009},
volume = {27},
year = {1991},

AU - Kosno, Marzena
AU - Szynal, Dominik
TI - On a characterization of the Shannon entropy
JO - Kybernetika
PY - 1991
PB - Institute of Information Theory and Automation AS CR
VL - 27
IS - 5
SP - 421
EP - 425
LA - eng
KW - Shannon entropy; symmetry
UR - http://eudml.org/doc/29009
ER -


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