Diversity Measures on Tripartite Graphs

Computing diversity measures on tripartite graphs. This package first implements a parametrized family of such diversity measures which apply on probability distributions. Sometimes called "True Diversity", this family contains famous measures such as the richness, the Shannon entropy, the Herfindahl-Hirschman index, and the Berger-Parker index. Second, the package allows to apply these measures on probability distributions resulting from random walks between the levels of tripartite graphs. By defining an initial distribution at a given level of the graph and a path to follow between the three levels, the probability of the walker's position within the final level is then computed, thus providing a particular instance of diversity to measure.

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- Package
- triversity
- Title
- Diversity Measures on Tripartite Graphs
- Version
- 1.0
- Author
- Robin Lamarche-Perrin [aut, cre]
- Maintainer
- Robin Lamarche-Perrin
- Description
- Computing diversity measures on tripartite graphs. This package first implements a parametrized family of such diversity measures which apply on probability distributions. Sometimes called "True Diversity", this family contains famous measures such as the richness, the Shannon entropy, the Herfindahl-Hirschman index, and the Berger-Parker index. Second, the package allows to apply these measures on probability distributions resulting from random walks between the levels of tripartite graphs. By defining an initial distribution at a given level of the graph and a path to follow between the three levels, the probability of the walker's position within the final level is then computed, thus providing a particular instance of diversity to measure.
- Depends
- R (>= 3.2.3), Matrix, data.tree
- License
- GPL-3 | file LICENSE
- Encoding
- UTF-8
- RoxygenNote
- 6.0.1
- NeedsCompilation
- no
- Packaged
- 2017-10-11 14:54:28 UTC; lamarche
- Repository
- CRAN
- Date/Publication
- 2017-10-11 17:30:09 UTC

`install.packages('triversity')`

1.0

5 months ago

Robin Lamarche-Perrin

GPL-3 | file LICENSE

### Depends on

R (>= 3.2.3), Matrix, data.tree