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Shannon British & World English

The longest river of Ireland. It rises in County Leitrim near Lough Allen and flows 390 km (240 miles) south and west to its estuary on the Atlantic

Shannon, Claude Elwood British & World English

(1916–2001), American engineer. He was the pioneer of mathematical communication theory, which has become vital to the design of both communication and electronic equipment. He also investigated digital circuits, and was the first to use the term bit to denote a unit of information

Carrick-on-Shannon British & World English

The county town of Leitrim in the Republic of Ireland, on the River Shannon; population 3,163 (2006)

Shannon's theorem British & World English

A theorem defining the maximum capacity of a communication channel to carry information with no more than an arbitrary error rate, given the bandwidth and signal-to-noise ratio

Shannon's information theorem in Shannon's theorem British & World English

A theorem defining the maximum capacity of a communication channel to carry information with no more than an arbitrary error rate, given the bandwidth and signal-to-noise ratio