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# EntropyClass - ELEMENTS OF INFORMATION THEORY The 7 Coin...

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ELEMENTS OF INFORMATION THEORY

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The 7 coins look the same but one has a different weight a) What is the smallest number of tests using this scale to determine which is different b) How does this number change if you use the scale below? c) How does the answer change if you that the different one is lighter? The 7 Coin Problem d) In each case give the recipe that achieves this minimum number next
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How much information you gain when you see this? How much information you gain when you see this? next Information Acquisition next or this??
THE UNIT OF INFORMATION The unit of information is the bit ’’ (binary digit) How many bits we need to store 1000 spins of the wheel A ? How many bits we need to store 1000 spins of the wheel B ? A B next To store the integer n we need log n bits 2

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Suppose a wheel is spun once and the outcome is Now the wheel was Are you surprised ? next
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## This note was uploaded on 09/22/2010 for the course MATH MATH187 taught by Professor Math187 during the Spring '10 term at UCSD.

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