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MeasuresEntropy Method (Double, Double, FuncDouble, Double)

Computes the entropy function for a set of numerical values in a given Probability Density Function (pdf).

Namespace:  Accord.Statistics
Assembly:  Accord.Math (in Accord.Math.dll) Version: 3.8.0
public static double Entropy(
	this double[] values,
	double[] weights,
	Func<double, double> pdf
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Type: SystemDouble
A number array containing the vector values.
Type: SystemDouble
The importance for each sample.
Type: SystemFuncDouble, Double
A probability distribution function.

Return Value

Type: Double
The distribution's entropy for the given values.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type . When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see Extension Methods (Visual Basic) or Extension Methods (C# Programming Guide).
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