# A partial information decomposition for discrete and continuous variables

@article{SchickPoland2021API, title={A partial information decomposition for discrete and continuous variables}, author={Kyle Schick-Poland and Abdullah Makkeh and Aaron J. Gutknecht and Patricia Wollstadt and Anja Sturm and Michael Wibral}, journal={ArXiv}, year={2021}, volume={abs/2106.12393} }

Conceptually, partial information decomposition (PID) is concerned with separating the information contributions several sources hold about a certain target by decomposing the corresponding joint mutual information into contributions such as synergistic, redundant, or unique information. Despite PID conceptually being defined for any type of random variables, so far, PID could only be quantified for the joint mutual information of discrete systems. Recently, a quantification for PID in…

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