Some considerations on the generalized information. (Spanish. English summary) Zbl 0731.62028

Summary: This paper deals with M. H. De Groot’s information measure [Theory Decis. 17, 287-303 (1984; Zbl 0572.90010)] which generalizes the Kullback information when discrepancy between distributions is to be measured. We define the modal information as a particular generalized information, and apply it in order to prove that the main properties of Kullback information are not verified by the generalized De Groot measure.


62B10 Statistical aspects of information-theoretic topics


Zbl 0572.90010
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