The maxent package

[Tags:bsd3, library]

Use this package to compute maximum entropy distributions given a list of values and list of constraints.

Here is a the example from Probability the Logic of Science

  maxent ([1,2,3], [average 1.5])

Right [0.61, 0.26, 0.11]

The classic dice example

  maxent ([1,2,3,4,5,6], [average 4.5])

Right [.05, .07, 0.11, 0.16, 0.23, 0.34]

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Versions 0.1.0.0, 0.1.0.1, 0.2.0.0, 0.2.0.1, 0.3.0.1, 0.3.1.1, 0.4.0.0, 0.6.0.0, 0.6.0.1, 0.6.0.3, 0.6.0.4, 0.7
Dependencies ad (==3.2.*), base (==4.6.*), nonlinear-optimization (==0.3.*), vector (==0.9.*) [details]
License BSD3
Author Jonathan Fischoff
Maintainer jonathangfischoff@gmail.com
Stability Unknown
Category Math
Home page https://github.com/jfischoff/maxent
Uploaded Thu Jan 3 01:01:58 UTC 2013 by JonathanFischoff
Distributions NixOS:0.7
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