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Re: Data Entropy Tool
From: Tom Vier <tmv () comcast net>
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2006 16:25:57 -0500

On Thu, Mar 23, 2006 at 04:20:24AM -0000, davidribyrne () yahoo com wrote:
Can anyone recommend a tool or library for measuring data entropy? Pass it a string, it returns a score.

fwiw: If you just need a rough comparison, compress the output. The lower
the compression ratio, the higher the entropy.

Tom Vier <tmv () comcast net>
DSA Key ID 0x15741ECE

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