What is the entropy of a normal distribution with mean 0 and variance \sigma? Thanks!
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I found here that "the negative differential entropy of the normal distribution" (which may not be what you are asking for?) is: $$\frac{1}{2} [ \log (2 \pi \sigma^2 ) + 1 ] ,$$ independent of $\mu$. 

