Customer Service and Booking Hotline: +44 (0) 845 672 0175

Search

Shannon's law

Shannon's law

Shannon's law defines the theoretical maximum rate at which error free digits can be transmitted over a bandwidth limited channel in the presence of noise. It is usually expressed in the form C = W log2(1 + S/N), where C is the channel capacity in bits per second, W is the bandwidth in Hertz, and S/N is the SNR (Signal to Noise Ratio).

Bookmark this glossary item

Share this item using the following sites:

Courses by category...

Glossary Search

Newsletter Sign-up

Our RSS Feeds...