Table 1 

Measures 

MEASURE 
"SIMPLE" (PAIRWISE) 
CONDITIONAL 
PARTIAL 


Euclidean distance 
μ_{EC}, [63] 
 
 
L^{s }Norm (here s = 10) 
μ_{L}, [64] (in literature s = 3) 
 
 
Manhattan distance 
μ_{MA}, [64] 
 
 
dynamic time warping distance 
μ_{W}, [43] 
 
 
Pearson's correlation 
μ_{P}, [65] 
, [22] (*) 
, [23] 
Spearman's correlation 
μ_{S}, [66] 
 
 
Kendall's correlation 
μ _{K}, [67] 
 
 
mutual information 
μ_{I}, [66] 
, [25] 
(new) 
coarsegrained information rate 
, [52] (*) 
, [52] (*) 
 
Granger causality index 
μ_{G}, [68] 
, [34] 
, [34] 
symbol sequence similarity 
, [38] (*) 
 
 
mutual information of symbol sequence 
, [38] (*) 
 
 
mean of symbol sequence similarity and ^{μ}I 
, [38] (*) 
 
 
conditional entropy of symbol sequence 
 
, [38] (*) 
 


This table summarizes all measures of interaction included in this study. Those are marked by (*) which, to our knowledge, have not been applied to gene expression before. 

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