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The concept information covers signs, signals and messages with their syntactic, semantic and pragmatic aspects.

Uncertainty and thus information content of a random event i is quantified as negative logarithm of its probability:

i = - ld pi ,

where ld denotes the dual logarithm and pi the probability of the associated event.

The quantity of an information stream produced by an ergodic source (entropy) is defined by Shannon's equation.

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