Publisher description for Information theory and statistics / Solomon Kullback.


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Highly useful text studies the logarithmic measures of information and their application to testing statistical hypotheses. Topics include introduction and definition of measures of information, their relationship to Fisher’s information measure and sufficiency, fundamental inequalities of information theory, much more. Numerous worked examples and problems. References. Glossary. Appendix. 1968 second, revised edition.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Mathematical statistics, Information theory