shannonbiologist: Claude Shannon: Biologist
answers to questions
What is the maximum number of gumballs that could be in each machine?
If these gumballs represented a communications system, how many bits do they represent?
614 = 9.3 bits. See the
Information Theory Primer
for how to compute log base 2.
origin: 2005 Dec 28
updated: 2005 Dec 28
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