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information content

[‚in·fər′mā·shən ¦kän‚tent]
(communications)
A numerical measure of the information generated in selecting a specific symbol (or message), equal to the negative of the logarithm of the probability of the symbol (or message) selected. Also known as negentropy.
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We, therefore, propose a new approach that is based on reasoning about the information content of known factors whereby to identify risk factors in software projects.
Although current understanding of epigenetics lags behind our more fundamental understanding of the information content in DNA sequence, the epigenome will undoubtedly serve as a therapeutic target in the future.
Therefore, given the place of derivatives in the financial market place, it seems reasonable to ask what, if any, information content they provide.
The authors urge caution in gathering conclusions from studies that strip the health information content from the context in which it was originally found.
Will a record's evidentiary value be affected even though its information content is less questionable?
Develop a plan for the information content and the APIs/services for SAN availability management with a high focus on automation enablement.
The low unfavorable ratings demonstrated across-the-board support for the annual's information content.
Opperman is a leading advocate of information content issues such as copyright, telecommunications policy and access to and dissemination of information.
Only algorithmic information content allows one to consistently develop a formalism from the point of view of the entity that requires information," Zurek says.
Clinical Pharmacology's drug information content is developed through an independent, peer-reviewed process by a team of editors, all of whom are current or former clinical pharmacists with extensive drug information experience.
From the Library of Congress to the Government Printing Office and many others, a great quantity of information content has been made available online, and a variety of finding aids and search engines help provide access.
In their quest to come up with computer monitors and other high information content displays based on ELDs, industry developers are struggling with durability issues, and concerns such as inadequate gray scales and incomplete color ranges.

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