# Shannon's equation

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Shannon's equation specifies the quantity of an information stream produced by an ergodic source. It is given with

H= -KSigma_{i = 1}^{n}(p_{i}ldp_{i}).

*p* denotes the probability of the associated event, *H* is referred to as the entropy of the information source.

## ReferenceEdit

Z. Shannon, W. Weaver, *The Mathematical Theory of Communication*, University of Illinois Press, 1963, ISBN 0252725484

Defmonk, C.