# Definitions for conditional entropycon·di·tion·al en·tropy

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1. conditional entropynoun

The portion of a random variable's own Shannon entropy which is independent from another, given, random variable.

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1. Conditional entropy

In information theory, the conditional entropy quantifies the amount of information needed to describe the outcome of a random variable Y {\displaystyle Y} given that the value of another random variable X {\displaystyle X} is known. Here, information is measured in shannons, nats, or hartleys. The entropy of Y {\displaystyle Y} conditioned on X {\displaystyle X} is written as H ( Y | X ) {\displaystyle \mathrm {H} (Y|X)} .

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1. Conditional entropy

In information theory, the conditional entropy quantifies the amount of information needed to describe the outcome of a random variable given that the value of another random variable is known. Here, information is measured in bits, nats, or bans. The entropy of conditioned on is written as .

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1. Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of conditional entropy in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

2. Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of conditional entropy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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