Thursday, September 12, 2019 — 4:30 PM EDT

Adina Goldberg, Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo

"This title contains information"

How can we mathematically test the claim made in the title? In this talk, we will learn about Claude Shannon's entropy and determine if it gives us the best measure of informativeness. If you can picture the graph of a logarithm, you are well prepared.

MC 5501

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