Information theory

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Information theory

A mathematical theory first studied by Claude E. Shannon that presents a framework that measures among many things the amount of theoretical coding necessary to communicate information effectively.
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This problem can be solved with the help of: classical information-theoretic schemes (requires channel with noise; efficiency is very low, 1-5 %), classical public-key cryptography schemes (Diffie-Hellman scheme, digital envelope scheme; it has computational security), classical computationally secure symmetric-key cryptographic schemes (requires a pre-installed key on both sides and can be used only as scheme for increase in key size but not as key distribution scheme), quantum key distribution (provides information-theoretic security; it can also be used as a scheme for increase in key length), Trusted Couriers Key Distribution (it has a high price and is dependent on the human factor) (SECOQC .
The information-theoretic security of QKD allows using an absolutely secret key for further encryption using well-known classical symmetrical algorithms.
The advantages of QSDC protocols are a lack of secret key distribution, the possibility of data transfer between more than two parties, and the possibility of attack detection providing a high level of IS (up to information-theoretic security) for the protocols using block transfer.
Model selection and multimodel inference: a practical information-theoretic approach.
However, it is possible to design our protocol with information-theoretic security using information-theoretically secure MACs.
We also suggest replacing VRFs with information-theoretic secure MACs or TDPs, which are simple and efficient.
advocate and promote a combination of statistical, information-theoretic, and data analysis techniques to meet the challenge of designing empirical models by using molecular descriptors.
The distillate that remains, the part that can't be given an information-theoretic reason, will be our first glimpse into what quantum reality is all about.
By using an information-theoretic approach, we found a 34% reduction in nesting success of Carolina wrens on mercury-contaminated sites when compared with reference sites.
Zachary Ernst considers the extent to which genomics forces a reevaluation of traditional philosophical arguments; particularly interesting was his information-theoretic account of scientific explanation prompted by the use of computers in genomics.
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