Survey Basic Terms
An ordered set of symbols that can be sorted.
Specification that describes the relation between different set of symbols.
Procedures applying a code.
Quantitative measure for information of an information source and required average code length.
Procedure for coding of symbols with variable code length anti-proportionally to the probability of their occurrence.
Mathematical or technical measure for information.
Theory to describe information as a mathematical or technical measure, founded by Claude Shannon.
Reduction of data volume by eliminating irrelevant parts of the contents.
The term message in information theory.
Probabilities for messages or symbols provided by an information source.
Part of data that does not contribute to information.
Reduction of data volume by eliminating redundant parts of the contents.
Total amount of symbols potentially used to create data.
Basic unit structuring data.