# Units of information

Capacity of some standard data storage system or communication channel, used to measure the capacities of other systems and channels.

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## Octet (computing)

The octet is a unit of digital information in computing and telecommunications that consists of eight bits.

## Entropy (information theory)

Average level of "information", "surprise", or "uncertainty" inherent to the variable's possible outcomes.

Average level of "information", "surprise", or "uncertainty" inherent to the variable's possible outcomes.

The different units of information (bits for the binary logarithm

## Information

Processed, organized and structured data.

Processed, organized and structured data.

The bit is a typical unit of information.

## Ternary numeral system

A ternary numeral system (also called base 3 or trinary) has three as its base.

A ternary numeral system (also called base 3 or trinary) has three as its base.

One trit is equivalent to log2 3 (about 1.58496) bits of information.