|This article needs additional citations for verification. (December 2013)|
The shannon (symbol Sh) is a unit of information defined by IEC 80000-13. One shannon is the information content of an event if the probability of that event occurring is 1/2. It is therefore equal to the information contained in one bit.
The shannon is named after Claude Shannon.
|This standards- or measurement-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This computer science article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|