# A. Ya. Khinchin (1894–1959)

## Author of Mathematical Foundations of Information Theory

## About the Author

A. Y. Khinchin made significant contributions to probability theory, statistical physics, and several other fields. His elegant, groundbreaking work will prove of substantial interest to advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and professionals in the fields of statistics, probability, and show more operations research. Dover [2013] republication of the edition originally published by Charles Griffin Co., Ltd., London, and Hafner Publishing Company, New York, 1960. show less

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## Works by A. Ya. Khinchin

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- Other names
- Chinčin, Aleksandr Ja

Хинчин, Александр Яковлевич - Birthdate
- 1894-07-19
- Date of death
- 1959-11-18
- Gender
- male
- Nationality
- Russia
- Occupations
- mathematician

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- Works
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- Rating
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- ISBNs
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The book as a whole is divided into two major sections; the first is called The Entropy Concept in Probability Theory and the second is called On The Fundamental Theorems of Information Theory.

Both of these were originally papers printed by academic journals in the Russian Language.

… (more)The book was interesting, but I did pick out another short one, this book was only 120 pages long.