A note on quasi-uniform distributions and Abelian group representability
Thomas, Eldho K.
Date of Issue2012
International Conference on Signal Processing and Communications (2012 : Bangalore, India)
School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences
In this note, we study quasi-uniform distributions that are obtained from finite groups. We derive a few simple properties of entropic vectors obtained from Abelian groups, and consider the problem of determining when non-Abelian groups can provide richer entropic vectors than Abelian groups. We focus in particular on the family of dihedral groups D2n, and show that when 2n is not a power of 2, the induced entropic vectors for two variables cannot be obtained from Abelian groups, contrarily to the case of D8 which does not provide more than Abelian groups.
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