Homework #3 Extra Credit

Due: May 19, 2017
Points: 30

  1. (30 points) Revisit the example for x := y + z in Section 17.1.1. Assume that x does not exist in state s. Confirm that information flows from y and z to x by computing H(ys | xt), H(ys), H(zs | xt), and H(zs) and showing that H(ys | xt) < H(ys) and H(zs | xt) < H(zs).

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