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Calculate Mutual Information for Two variables

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Calculate Mutual Information for Two variables

Hi,
I want to calculate Mutual Information of two variables. Is there a sas procedure which does it. I have Base SAS 9.2 and SAS/STAT.

Regards,

Amit
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Re: Calculate Mutual Information for Two variables

Which information you need ?
dictionary.columns contain all the information about variables.
[pre]
proc sql;
select *
from dictionary.columns
where libname='xxxxx' memname='xxxxx'
;
quit;
[/pre]




Ksharp
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Re: Calculate Mutual Information for Two variables

Hi Ksharp,
Sorry for not being clear. "Mutual Information" is a statistics from Information Theory. Its is explained in Wikipedia.

Regards,

Amit
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