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Re: VMs: Worry - information loss in transcription - pictures ...

On Monday 01 September 2003 23:00, Dennis wrote:
> > This is precisely the origin of the low pair
> > entropy.
> 	I don't follow this, Rene.  Could you explain?

The distribution of duplets is very skewed, so some duplets are very common 
while others are very rare (that is why it is said that the structure of 
words is so rigid, Stolfi's word structure and so on).
Once you know 1 character, you can guess the next one with more success than 
if they were all equally probable.


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