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Feb
27
accepted Entropy of geometric random variable with parameter $1/2$
Feb
27
comment Entropy of geometric random variable with parameter $1/2$
Ok. I removed it. I'll look into this with greater detail later to figure/close this. :) (Anyway, thanks all for your help. It was greatly appreciated. I passed at the class btw.)
Jul
12
revised Entropy of geometric random variable with parameter $1/2$
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Jul
11
asked Relation between Kraft's inequality and optimal entropy encoding codes
Jul
11
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Jul
10
comment Uses needed to break a substitution cipher (alphabet of 5 symbols, normalized entropy of the source of 2)
Ok. Thanks. :) I get it but care to explain one more thing? Why the entropy of the source is $ log_2 120 + 2N $ instead of $ (log_2 5)N$? How can I get that entropy only knowing the normalized one?
Jul
10
accepted Uses needed to break a substitution cipher (alphabet of 5 symbols, normalized entropy of the source of 2)
Jul
10
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Jul
10
revised Uses needed to break a substitution cipher (alphabet of 5 symbols, normalized entropy of the source of 2)
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Jul
10
asked Uses needed to break a substitution cipher (alphabet of 5 symbols, normalized entropy of the source of 2)
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10
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Jul
10
comment Entropy of geometric random variable with parameter $1/2$
Cool, thanks. Got it. So in the end the answer to the question is 4. none of the above;
Jul
10
awarded  Student
Jul
10
asked Entropy of geometric random variable with parameter $1/2$