1. Zoltán Szabó
  2. ITE


ITE / code / H_I_D / utilities / I_similarity_matrix.m

function [S] = I_similarity_matrix(Y,co)
%Computes a similarity matrix for a particular one-dimensional mutual information estimator given in cost object co. 
%   Y: Y(:,t) is the t^th sample.
%   S: similarity matrix, S = [S_ij], S_ij = I(y_i,y_j).
%Copyright (C) 2012 Zoltan Szabo ("http://nipg.inf.elte.hu/szzoli", "szzoli (at) cs (dot) elte (dot) hu")
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disp('Pairwise similarity matrix computation: started.');
%similarity matrix(S):
    switch co.name
        case 'GV'
            S = IGV_similarity_matrix(Y,co);
            D = size(Y,1);
            for k1 = 1 : D %k1^th coordinate
            for k2 = k1 : D %k2^th coordinate
                S(k1,k2) = I_estimation(Y([k1,k2],:),[1;1],co);%I(y_{k1},y_{k2})
                S(k2,k1) = S(k1,k2);%symmetry; assumption
disp('Pairwise similarity matrix computation: ready.');

%Verify that S_ij >=0 (negative values may appear, e.g, in case of (i) an entropy estimator with an additive constant, or (ii) small number of samples.
    nonnegativeS = ( sum(sum(S>=0)) == prod(size(S)) );
    if ~nonnegativeS
        disp('Warning: similarity matrix S contains negative elements.');
        disp('Possible reasons: entropy estimator with an additive constant or small number of samples.');
        disp('We apply the correction: S -> S - min_ij(S).');
        S = S - min(min(S));
%plot the obtained similarity matrix:
    hinton_diagram(S,'similarity matrix (S=[I(s_{ICA,i},s_{ICA,j})])');