entropy: Estimation of Entropy, Mutual Information and Related Quantities
Version 1.2.1

This package implements various estimators of entropy, such as the shrinkage estimator by Hausser and Strimmer, the maximum likelihood and the Millow-Madow estimator, various Bayesian estimators, and the Chao-Shen estimator. It also offers an R interface to the NSB estimator. Furthermore, it provides functions for estimating Kullback-Leibler divergence, chi-squared, mutual information, and chi-squared statistic of independence. In addition there are functions for discretizing continuous random variables.

Getting started

Package details

AuthorJean Hausser and Korbinian Strimmer
Date of publication2014-11-14 08:16:32
MaintainerKorbinian Strimmer <[email protected]>
LicenseGPL (>= 3)
Version1.2.1
URL http://strimmerlab.org/software/entropy/
Package repositoryView on CRAN
Installation Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
install.packages("entropy")

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entropy documentation built on May 29, 2017, 11:20 p.m.