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IEETA seminar of Armando J. Pinho, May 2018


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Title Information Measurement: Some Historical Notes
Speaker Armando J. Pinho
Institution IEETA
Date 2018/05/16
Time 15:00
Location IEETA Anf.
Country Portugal

Abstract: This talk is about the historical evolution of the quantitative notion of information and how to measure it. Three definitions of information will be addressed, namely, the combinatorial, the probabilistic and the algorithmic. Technical details will be reduced to the minimum necessary to explain the concepts and their consequences.