Concepts and Recent Advances in Generalized Information Measures and Statistics

1. Since the introduction of the information measure widely known as Shannon entropy, quantifiers based on information theory and concepts such as entropic forms and statistical complexities have ...
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A Statistical Measure of Complexity

Pp. 147-168 (22)

Ricardo Lopez-Ruiz, Hector Mancini and Xavier Calbet

Abstract

In this chapter, a statistical measure of complexity is introduced and some of its properties are discussed. Also, some straightforward applications are shown.

Keywords:

Measures of Complexity, Information Theory, Statistical Indicators, Nonequilibrium Systems.

Affiliation:

DIIS and BIFI, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Zaragoza, E-50009 Zaragoza, Spain