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Peer Review Status: Unrefereed
Title: A Review of Concentration, Diversity or Entropy Metrics in Economics, Finance, Ecology and Communication Science
Authors: Tabner, Isaac
Contact Email: isaac.tabner@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: Concentration Indexes
Diversity Indexes
Entropy Indexes
Stock Index Concentration
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: Common Ground Publishing
Citation: Tabner I (2007) A Review of Concentration, Diversity or Entropy Metrics in Economics, Finance, Ecology and Communication Science, The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 2 (4), pp. 53-60.
Abstract: Many diversity, concentration and entropy metrics are analogous, sharing common origins in ecological science, engineering, mathematics, and communications theory. The difference in terminology depends upon the discipline in which the metrics are applied. The forthcoming article defines the concepts of concentration, diversity and entropy. The various indices used to measure these natural phenomena are examined and their origins identified. Selected examples of their application are reviewed. The aim is to provide a background to concentration metrics that have been applied in different fields of study, thus aiding the identification of topics where they might be used for future research.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/1383
URL: http://iji.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.88/prod.291
Rights: Published in The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences. Copyright: Common Ground Publishing.; The publisher has granted permission for use of this article in this Repository. The article was first published in The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences by Common Ground Publishing.
Affiliation: Accounting and Finance

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