IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Statistical calculation of word entropies for four Western languages

Author(s): G. Barnard, II
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 March 1955
Volume: 1
Page(s): 49 - 53
ISSN (Paper): 0096-1000
ISSN (Online): 2168-2712
DOI: 10.1109/TIT.1955.1055123
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Using a modified version of Shannon's method, comparative figures for the word-letter entropies of printed English, French, German, and Spanish are obtained and the method described.

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