squared_wass_approx: Compute approximated squared 2-Wasserstein distance

Description Usage Arguments Value References See Also Examples

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Description

Calculates an approximated squared 2-Wasserstein distance based on the mean squared difference between 1000 equidistant quantiles corresponding to the empirical distributions of two input vectors x and y

Usage

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Arguments

x

sample (vector) representing the distribution of condition A

y

sample (vector) representing the distribution of condition B

Value

The approximated squared 2-Wasserstein distance between x and y

References

Schefzik, R., Flesch, J., and Goncalves, A. (2020). waddR: Using the 2-Wasserstein distance to identify differences between distributions in two-sample testing, with application to single-cell RNA-sequencing data.

See Also

See the functions wasserstein_metric and squared_wass_decomp for alternative implementations of the 2-Wasserstein distance

Examples

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set.seed(24)
x<-rnorm(100)
y1<-rnorm(150)
y2<-rexp(150,3)
y3<-rpois(150,2)

squared_wass_approx(x,y1)
squared_wass_approx(x,y2)
squared_wass_approx(x,y3)

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