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# Signal physics

Physics of Particles and Nuclei (Impact Factor: 0.67). 01/2009; 40(6):773-800. DOI: 10.1134/S1063779609060021

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**ABSTRACT:**A measure is introduced of the information provided by an experiment. The measure is derived from the work of Shannon [10] and involves the knowledge prior to performing the experiment, expressed through a prior probability distribution over the parameter space. The measure is used to compare some pairs of experiments without reference to prior distributions; this method of comparison is contrasted with the methods discussed by Blackwell. Finally, the measure is applied to provide a solution to some problems of experimental design, where the object of experimentation is not to reach decisions but rather to gain knowledge about the world.The Annals of Mathematical Statistics 01/1956; - [Show abstract] [Hide abstract]

**ABSTRACT:**The electromotive force due to thermal agitation in conductors is calculated by means of principles in thermodynamics and statistical mechanics. The results obtained agree with results obtained experimentally.Physical Review - PHYS REV X. 01/1928; 32(1):110-113. - Physics-Uspekhi 01/2006; 176(7). · 1.87 Impact Factor

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