IEVref: 171-07-29 ID: Language: en Status: Standard Term: average information rate Synonym1: Synonym2: Synonym3: Symbol: H* Definition: quotient of the character mean entropy H′ by the mean duration of a character H* = H′/t(X) where X = {x1, …, xn} is the set of input characters xi (i = 1, …, n) and $t\left(X\right)=\sum _{n=1}^{n}p\left({x}_{i}\right)\cdot t\left({x}_{i}\right)$ is the mean value of the duration t(xi) of a character xi which occurs with probability p(xi)Note 1 to entry: The average information rate can be expressed in a unit such as the shannon per character and second. Publication date: 2019-03-29 Source: IEC 80000-13:2008, 13-38, modified – Addition of information useful for the context of the IEV, and adaptation to the IEV rules Replaces: Internal notes: CO remarks: TC/SC remarks: VT remarks: Domain1: Domain2: Domain3: Domain4: Domain5: