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A Note on the Measurement of Randomness

Raymond J. Hickey
Journal of Applied Probability
Vol. 19, No. 1 (Mar., 1982), pp. 229-232
DOI: 10.2307/3213933
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3213933
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Abstract

The properties of a measure of randomness on the class of discrete probability distributions are discussed. A result concerning finiteness is obtained for a family of measures which includes the entropy function.

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