What is a real world example of a logarithm?
Last edited by delgeezee; Jan 9th 2012 at 12:03 PM.
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Originally Posted by delgeezee What is a real world example of a log function? A basic concept in Information Theory is the Entropy os a random variable. Given a random variable X with alphabet , the the Entropy of X is ... (1) ... where ... Kind regards
Google is your friend. As it turns out, Wikipedia is packed full of valid real-world applications of logarithms. See this link.