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Redundancy

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  1. in information theory is the number of bits used to transmit a message minus the number of bits of actual information in the message

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  2. Informally, it is the amount of wasted "space" used to transmit certain data. Data compression is a way to reduce or eliminate unwanted redundancy, while checksums are a way of adding desired redundancy for purposes of error detection when communicat

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  3. In describing the redundancy of raw data, recall that the rate of a source of information is the average entropy per symbol

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  4. A measure of redundancy between two variables is the mutual information or a normalized variant

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