R/kl.diri.R

Defines functions kl.diri

Documented in kl.diri

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#### Kullback-Leibler divergence between two Dirichlet distributions
#### Tsagris Michail 5/2012  and
#### Bhattacharyya distance between two Dirichlet distributions
#### Tsagris Michail 7/2013
#### [email protected]
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kl.diri <- function(a, b, type = "KL") {
  ## a and b are the two vectors of parameters of the two Dirichlets
  ## if type == "KL" the KL-Divergence between Dir(a) and Dir(b) is calculated
  ## if type == "bhatt" the Bhattacharyya distance between Dir(a) and
  ## Dir(b) is calculated
  a0 <- sum(a)
  b0 <- sum(b)
  if ( type == "KL" ) {
    f <- sum( (a - b) * ( digamma(a) - digamma(a0) ) ) + sum( lgamma(b) - lgamma(a) ) + lgamma(a0) - lgamma(b0)
  } else  f <- lgamma( 0.5 * sum(a + b) ) + 0.5 * sum( lgamma(a) + lgamma(b) ) - sum( lgamma( 0.5 * (a + b) ) ) -
          0.5 * ( lgamma(a0) + lgamma( b0) )
  f
}

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