entropy: Estimation of Entropy, Mutual Information and Related Quantities

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.

Version: 1.2.1
Depends: R (≥ 2.15.1)
Published: 2014-11-14
Author: Jean Hausser and Korbinian Strimmer
Maintainer: Korbinian Strimmer <strimmerlab at gmail.com>
License: GPL (≥ 3)
URL: http://strimmerlab.org/software/entropy/
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: NEWS
CRAN checks: entropy results


Reference manual: entropy.pdf
Package source: entropy_1.2.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel: entropy_1.2.1.zip, r-release: entropy_1.2.1.zip, r-oldrel: entropy_1.2.1.zip
OS X Snow Leopard binaries: r-release: entropy_1.2.1.tgz, r-oldrel: entropy_1.2.1.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: entropy_1.2.1.tgz
Old sources: entropy archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: binda, sda
Reverse imports: biogram, bnclassify, FSelector, ldamatch
Reverse suggests: benchmark, embryogrowth, WGCNA