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IEVref: | 171-07-26 | ID: | |

Language: | en | Status: Standard | |

Term: | transinformation content | ||

Synonym1: | transferred information [Preferred] | ||

Synonym2: | transmitted information [Admitted] | ||

Synonym3: | mutual information [Admitted] | ||

Symbol: | T(x,y)
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Definition: | difference between the information content I(x) conveyed by the occurrence of an event x, and the conditional information content $I\left(x|y\right)$ conveyed by the occurrence of the same event, given the occurrence of another event y $T(x,y)=I(x)-I(x|y)$ Note 1 to entry: The two events are particularly a message at the message source of a channel and a message at the message sink of the channel. Note 2 to entry: The transinformation content can also be expressed as: $T(x,y)=I\left(x\right)+I\left(y\right)-I\left(x,y\right)$, where | ||

Publication date: | 2019-03-29 | ||

Source: | IEC 80000-13:2008, 13-35, modified – Addition of information useful for the context of the IEV, and adaptation to the IEV rules | ||

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$T(x,y)=I(x)-I(x|y)$

Note 1 to entry: The two events are particularly a message at the message source of a channel and a message at the message sink of the channel.

Note 2 to entry: The transinformation content can also be expressed as: $T(x,y)=I\left(x\right)+I\left(y\right)-I\left(x,y\right)$, where *I*(*y*) is the information content of the event *y*. From this follows that it is symmetric in *x* and *y*: $T(x,y)=T(y,x)$.