Approximate Entropy

This function computes approximate entropy of a data series.


Updated 31 Jan 2010

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Approximate Entropy is a measure of complexity. It quantifies the unpredictability of fluctuations in a time series.
This is a function for computing approx entropy. To run it you need to provide the data stream, the window size and distance measure for comparison.

Cite As

Avinash Parnandi (2023). Approximate Entropy (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2007a
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