Generating probabilities with a specified entropy
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This paper describes a method to randomly generate vectors of symbol probabilities so that the corresponding discrete memoryless source has a prescribed entropy. One application is to Carlo simulation of the performance of noiseless variable length source coding.
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Journal of the Franklin Institute
Swaszek, Peter F., and Sidharth Wali. "Generating probabilities with a specified entropy." Journal of the Franklin Institute 337, 2 (2000): 97-103. doi: 10.1016/S0016-0032(00)00010-7.