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Title: On Upper Bounding Discrete Entropy
Authors: Alnakhli , Razan

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Keywords: Entropy
Information Theory
Issue Date: 22-Dec-2011
Abstract: Two upper bounds on the entropy of a discrete random variable are studied. The standard upper bound is derived based on the differential entropy bound for a Gaus- sian random variable. A tighter bound is proved using the transformation formula of the Jacobi theta function and Shannon's inequality. Numerical examples are provided to illustrate their tightness.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1974/6923
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