## A diary on information theory |

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### Contents

Foreword Pal Revesz | 7 |

Games of chance and probability theory | 97 |

Notes on the teaching of probability theory | 127 |

Copyright | |

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amount of information answer arbitrary assumes the value average Bar-kochba binary bit of information branches calculated cards Cayley code tree code word coin conditional entropy connection contains corresponds denote diary digit distribution dollars element energy entropy equal event exactly example expected value Fibonacci numbers Fibonacci sequence Fibonacci-type sequence follows geometric sequence given graph guess Gyula Katona hand Huffman code independent information theory information transmission integer Katona km/hour large numbers law of large lecturer length mathematical mathematicians means measure method noisy channel number of possible number of questions O's and l's observation outcomes pair Pascal triangle permutation Peter play player possible values primitive prefix code probability theory problem professor random variable Renyi Shannon formula shuffling signal strategy symmetric group term terminal node terminal vertices theorem toss trick uncertainty unexpectedness Variation vertex wins zero