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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Versions0.1.0.0, 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
Dependenciesad (==3.2.*), base (==4.6.*), nonlinear-optimization (==0.3.*), vector (==0.9.*)
LicenseBSD3
AuthorJonathan Fischoff
Maintainerjonathangfischoff@gmail.com
CategoryMath
Home pagehttps://github.com/jfischoff/maxent
Upload dateThu Jan 3 01:01:58 UTC 2013
Uploaded byJonathanFischoff
Downloads654 total (36 in last 30 days)

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