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Re: VMs: meaning of entropy
--- "Rafal T. Prinke" <rafalp@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> But the entropies of pairs, triplets etc. are not
> output, are they? Would they add any more meaning
> to the text statistics?
Their values are obtained by adding up the
conditional values. The character pair value
is H2 = h1 + h2.
H3 = H2 + h3 = h1 + h2 + h3.
This derives from the conditional probabilities
P(ab) = P(a) * P(b|a)
P(abc) = P(ab) * P(c|ab)
= P(a) * P(b|a) * P(c|ab)
and plugging it into the formula used for
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