I try to use this programm but I am totally new to matlab (but have experience in R). When I call the function
mrmr_mid_d (variables, response, 25)
the following error occurs:
??? Undefined function or method 'mrmr_mid_d' for input arguments of type 'double'.
The same occures when I convert my data in int8 or single.
something similar happens when I try to use the demo_mi.m :
??? Undefined function or method 'estpab' for input arguments of type 'double'.
Error in ==> mutualinfo at 21
[p12, p1, p2] = estpab(vec1,vec2);
I think my problem is very a very basic one because I do not know anything about Matlab.
Could anybody please help me. It is very important for me to use this programm and the online version does not work with my data set because it is too large.
Is there any assumption made when calculating mutualinfo(x, y) if one of vector x,y is binary?
In my data, y is binary and I tried several different x. Surprisingly, several different x give the same mutualinfo to the last digit of double type.
I think some assumption must be made on estimating kernel density. Could author give some insight?
Maybe I'm missing something, but I think this code produces weird behavior with vectors of low values, e.g. returning entropy of 0 for [1:10] * .0001.
Run this code and see for yourself:
a = ;
for i = 1:20e4
a(i) = entropy([1:10] .* i/10e4);