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Name Professor Oliver Johnson
Job title Professor of Information Theory
Department School of Mathematics University of Bristol
Personal web page http://people.maths.bris.ac.uk/~maotj
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Qualifications BA, PhD(Cantab)
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Keywords probability
information theory
entropy
statistics
mathematics
randomness
odds
gambling
Areas of expertise My work involves a variety of theoretical problems in probability and statistics. My core research uses ideas from entropy theory to prove limit theorems in probability theory, to understand how randomness of systems cancels out and evolves.

I have written popular articles on Information Theory - on data compression and links to gambling.