Reversal of Rényi Entropy Inequalities Under Log-Concavity

  title={Reversal of R{\'e}nyi Entropy Inequalities Under Log-Concavity},
  author={James Melbourne and Tomasz Tkocz},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Information Theory},
We establish a discrete analog of the Rényi entropy comparison due to Bobkov and Madiman. For log-concave variables on the integers, the min entropy is within <inline-formula> <tex-math notation="LaTeX">$\log e$ </tex-math></inline-formula> of the usual Shannon entropy. Additionally we investigate the entropic Rogers-Shephard inequality studied by Madiman and Kontoyannis, and establish a sharp Rényi version for certain parameters in both the continuous and discrete cases. 

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    2020 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT)
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