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shannon (Sh)
The unit of information derived from the occurrence of one of two equiprobable, mutually exclusive, and exhaustive events. Note: A bit may, with perfect formatting and source coding, contain 1 Sh of information. However, the information content of a bit is usually be less than 1 Sh.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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