Institute of Information Theory and Automation

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Information in vague data sources

Journal Article

Mareš Milan, Mesiar Radko


serial: Kybernetika vol.49, 3 (2013), p. 433-445

project(s): GAP402/11/0378, GA ČR

keywords: alphabet, triangular norm, information, entropy, fuzziness, data source

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abstract (eng):

This paper deals with the concept of the “size” or “extent” of the information in the sense of measuring the improvement of our knowledge after obtaining a message. Standard approaches are based on the probabilistic parameters of the considered information source. Here we deal with situations when the unknown probabilities are subjectively or vaguely estimated. For the considered fuzzy quantities valued probabilities we introduce and discuss information theoretical concepts.

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