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This is the development version of Informeasure; for the stable release version, see Informeasure.

R implementation of information measures

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

This package consolidates a comprehensive set of information measurements, encompassing mutual information, conditional mutual information, interaction information, partial information decomposition, and part mutual information.

Author: Chu Pan [aut, cre]

Maintainer: Chu Pan <chu.pan at>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("Informeasure")):


To install this package, start R (version "4.4") and enter:

if (!require("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))

# The following initializes usage of Bioc devel


For older versions of R, please refer to the appropriate Bioconductor release.


To view documentation for the version of this package installed in your system, start R and enter:

Informeasure: a tool to quantify nonlinear dependence between variables in biological regulatory networks from an information theory perspective HTML R Script
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biocViews GeneExpression, Network, NetworkInference, Software
Version 1.15.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.12 (R-4.0) (3.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 4.0)
Imports entropy
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