SID: Structural Intervention Distance

The code computes the structural intervention distance (SID) between a true directed acyclic graph (DAG) and an estimated DAG. Definition and details about the implementation can be found in J. Peters and P. Bühlmann: "Structural intervention distance (SID) for evaluating causal graphs", Neural Computation 27, pages 771-799, 2015 <doi:10.1162/NECO_a_00708>.

Version: 1.1
Imports: pcalg, igraph, RBGL, Matrix, methods
Published: 2023-12-06
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.SID
Author: Fred Gruber [cre], Jonas Peters [aut]
Maintainer: Fred Gruber <fgruber at>
License: FreeBSD
NeedsCompilation: no
CRAN checks: SID results


Reference manual: SID.pdf


Package source: SID_1.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): SID_1.1.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): SID_1.1.tgz, r-release (x86_64): SID_1.1.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): SID_1.1.tgz
Old sources: SID archive


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