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Synonyms for surprisal

the act of surprising someone


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Surprisal analysis characterizes the free energy time course of cancer cells undergoing epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition.
But by deceit and lies; this let him know, Lest willfully transgressing he pretend Surprisal, unadmonished, unforewarned.
For example, all the sensitive topics are detected using an absolute metric called surprisal based on the information theory, assuming that the interests with less user document support are more sensitive.
But suppose now you toss the dice 100 times, and surprisingly, the 90 times you get a '6' and then different outcomes at the rest of the times; redundancy starts to drop (or certainty starts to collapse), surprisal steps in and entropy rises accordingly as you get over 100 tosses trying to verify that the outcomes are equiprobable, but every next set of tosses verifies that something is wrong.
The level of surprisal depends on how likely the recipient considered the event to be.