By Robert J. McEliece

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1. 27 allow X and Z be self sustaining random variables with non-stop density features, and enable Y X Z. If h(Y ) and h( Z) exist, express that I(X ; Y ) h(Y ) À h( Z). exhibit that a similar formulation holds if X and Z are random vectors. 1. 28 (Continuation). allow X and Z be self reliant random variables, X discrete and Z with non-stop density, and allow Y X Z. convey that Y has a continuing density, and that if h(Y ) and h( Z) exist, then I(X ; Y ) h(Y ) À h( Z). express that an identical outcome holds if X and Z are random vectors. 1. 29 If X (X 1 , . . . , X n ) are self sufficient Gaussian random variables with capability ì i and variances ó 2i and X9 (X 19 , . . . , X 9n ) are ditto with potential ì9i and variances ó 9i 2 , convey that X X9 (X 1 X 19 , . . . , X n X 9n ) are ditto with ability ì i ì9i and variances ó 2i ó 9i 2 . 1. 30 If X 1 , X 2 , . . . , X n are self sufficient random variable with differential entropies h(X i ) hello , express that 48 Entropy and mutual info h(X 1 Á Á Á X n ) > 2 n 1 2 log three e 2 hello , i1 with equality iff the X i are Gaussian with variances ó 2i e 2 hello =2ðe. 1. 31 If X has a continual density, convey that sup H([X ]) I, the place the supremum is taken over all discrete quantizations of X . 1. 32 build a random variable whose density p(x) is continuing for all actual x such that h(X ) ÀI. 1. 33 allow X be a random n-dimensional vector with non-stop n-dimensional density p(x) and differential entropy h(X). enable f be a continually differentiable one-to-one mapping of Euclidean n-space En onto itself. express that h[ f (X)] h(X ) p(x) logjJ j dx, the place J J (x1 , . . . , xn ) is the Jacobian of the transformation f . 1. 34 enable X (X 1 , . . . , X n ) be a random variable with density, and think E[(X i À ì i )(X j À ì j )] rij for all i, j. turn out that h(X) < n log 2ðe(ó 2 )1= n , 2 the place ó 2 is the determinant of the matrix ( rij ). in addition, express that equality holds iff X is an n-dimensional general random variable whose covariance matrix is ( rij ). (See Feller [4], Vol. 2, part III. 6. ) 1. 35 permit f (x) be a continual real-valued functionality de®ned on an period I. the item of this challenge is to ®nd out how huge the differential entropy h(X ) can = I, and be if X has a density functionality that satis®es p(x) zero if x P I p(x) f (x) dx A, the place inf( f ) , A , sup( f ). (For instance, if I (ÀI, I) and f (x) (x À ì)2, we'll arrive via a new course on the onedimensional case of Theorem 1. eleven. ) De®ne G(s) I e Àsf (x) dx. exhibit that there exists s0 with G9(s0 )=G(s0 ) ÀA, and de®ne q(x) e Às0 f (x) =G(s0 ) for x P I, q(x) zero for x P = I. exhibit that h(X ) < log G(s0 ) s0 A with equality iff X 's density q(x) nearly all over the place. [ trace: See Prob. 1. eight. ] follow this basic strategy to 3 instances: (a) f (x) log x, I (1, I). (b) f (x) x, I (0, I). (c) f (x) jxj, I (ÀI, I). 1. 36 If X and Y are based random variables, convey that there exist discrete quantizations [X ] and [Y ] that are additionally established. the following 3 difficulties are for readers with a few wisdom of basic Markov chains; see, for instance, Feller [4], Vol.