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Nonparametric Maximum Entropy Estimation on Information Diagrams

  title={Nonparametric Maximum Entropy Estimation on Information Diagrams},
  author={Elliot A. Martin and Jaroslav Hlinka and Alexander Meinke and Filip Dvechtverenko and J{\"o}rn Davidsen},
  journal={arXiv: Data Analysis, Statistics and Probability},
Maximum entropy estimation is of broad interest for inferring properties of systems across many different disciplines. In this work, we significantly extend a technique we previously introduced for estimating the maximum entropy of a set of random discrete variables when conditioning on bivariate mutual informations and univariate entropies. Specifically, we show how to apply the concept to continuous random variables and vastly expand the types of information-theoretic quantities one can… 

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