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Language:enStatus: Standard
Term: information, <in information theory>
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Definition: knowledge that reduces or removes uncertainty about the occurrence of a specific event from a given set of possible events

Note 1 to entry: In information theory, the concept "event" is to be understood as used in the theory of probability. For instance, an event can be:

  • the presence of a specific element in a given set of elements;
  • the occurrence of a specific character or word in a given message or in a given position of a message;
  • any one of the distinct results an experiment can yield.



Publication date:2019-03-29
Source:ISO/IEC 2382-16:1996, 16.01.03
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