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> From: Dan Ritter [mailto:dsr at]
> Sent: Thursday, August 28, 2014 6:59 PM
> Suppose we play the game, and I think of a phrase, and you say
> "the magic word is squeamish ossifrage", and purely by chance,
> that is what I was thinking of. Is the entropy zero?

What was the probability of me, purely by chance, making that guess?  The entropy measurement is not dependent on whether or not I actually succeed in guessing right - it's dependent on the probability that I would succeed in guessing right.

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