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Three tutorial lectures on entropy and counting

@article{Galvin2014ThreeTL,
  title={Three tutorial lectures on entropy and counting},
  author={David Galvin},
  journal={arXiv: Combinatorics},
  year={2014}
}
We explain the notion of the {\em entropy} of a discrete random variable, and derive some of its basic properties. We then show through examples how entropy can be useful as a combinatorial enumeration tool. We end with a few open questions. 
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