, Volume 23, Issue 1, pp 249–257 | Cite as

On information-improvement and its generalization

  • I. J. Taneja


TheTheil's information-improvement and its generalized form are consequences of different forms of the branching property that these measures are required to satisfy. We consider a seemingly more generalized form of the branching property and show that it does not lead to new measures. We also form a functional equation in three variables through this generalized branching property and show that this lead to the same result.


Stochastic Process Probability Theory Functional Equation Economic Theory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. J. Taneja
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of DelhiDelhiIndia

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