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Synonyms for entropy

(communication theory) a numerical measure of the uncertainty of an outcome

(thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work

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LH, HL, and HH sub-bands of breast images were obtained as features, and their Shannon entropies were calculated.
Then entropies values for different values of [alpha] is [E.
However, the calculation of most entropies often requires a long time series to approximate the theoretical value, which makes it difficult to be applied to practical time series often with short length.
y] and [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] are the vector of the observed left entropies and the vector of the interpolated left entropies, respectively both having dimension n x 1, [e.
In the study, the entropies of the targets in different scenarios were analyzed.
For every economic episode, the data from 3 months prior and 3 months after the turning point date were utilized to calculate Shannon entropies.
The set of complexions then has an entropy which is merely the sum of the entropies of the individual sets of alternatives so long as the elements do not interact.
The aim of our paper is to give a Bayesian estimation of a general class of entropies which includes Shannon entropy and Renyi entropy of order 2 using priori truncated distribution.
We reported that subjects with LBP have lower entropies than nondisabled subjects, which suggests that entropy relates to endurance [22].
A characterization of the entropies of multidimensional shifts of finite type.
This feature would allow the students, for instance to find word entropies and compare them with word entropy values found by indirect methods such as the Barnard's method [4].
These two entropies will be referred to as the frequency entropy and the spectrum entropy, respectively.
In this paper, we first study the strong and weak entropies of system (1.
The next section exercises linear, Gaussian, fitness proportional and Rosca entropies for the entropy-driven approach and compares the experimental results with the Fogarty [7], Schaffer [15], and 1/5 success rule [12] approaches.