Volume 7/2

Articles published in the Dec. 2015 issue

Complete issue

Table of contents

Bettina Grün 4

Contributed Research Articles

Fitting Conditional and Simultaneous Autoregressive Spatial Models in hglm
Moudud Alam, Lars Rönnegård and Xia Shen 5

VSURF: An R Package for Variable Selection Using Random Forests
Robin Genuer, Jean-Michel Poggi and Christine Tuleau-Malot 19

zoib: An R Package for Bayesian Inference for Beta Regression and Zero/One Inflated Beta Regression
Fang Liu and Yunchuan Kong 34

apc: An R Package for Age-Period-Cohort Analysis
Bent Nielsen 52

QuantifQuantile: An R Package for Performing Quantile Regression Through Optimal Quantization
Isabelle Charlier, Davy Paindaveine and Jérôme Saracco 65

Numerical Evaluation of the Gauss Hypergeometric Function with the hypergeo Package
Robin K. S. Hankin 81

SRCS: Statistical Ranking Color Scheme for Visualizing Parameterized Multiple Pairwise Comparisons with R
Pablo J. Villacorta and José A. Sáez 89

An R Package for the Panel Approach Method for Program Evaluation: pampe
Ainhoa Vega-Bayo 105

BSGS: Bayesian Sparse Group Selection
Kuo-Jung Lee and Ray-Bing Chen 122

ClustVarLV: An R Package for the Clustering of Variables Around Latent Variables
Evelyne Vigneau, Mingkun Chen and El Mostafa Qannari 134

Working with Multilabel Datasets in R: The mldr Package
Francisco Charte and David Charte 149

PracTools: Computations for Design of Finite Population Samples
Richard Valliant, Jill A. Dever and Frauke Kreuter 163

ALTopt: An R Package for Optimal Experimental Design of Accelerated Life Testing
Kangwon Seo and Rong Pan 177

abctools: An R Package for Tuning Approximate Bayesian Computation Analyses
Matthew A. Nunes and Dennis Prangle 189

mtk: A General-Purpose and Extensible R Environment for Uncertainty and Sensitivity Analyses of Numerical Experiments
Juhui Wang, Robert Faivre, Hervé Richard and Hervé Monod 206

treeClust: An R Package for Tree-Based Clustering Dissimilarities
Samuel E. Buttrey and Lyn R. Whitaker 227

mmpp: A Package for Calculating Similarity and Distance Metrics for Simple and Marked Temporal Point Processes
Hideitsu Hino, Ken Takano and Noboru Murata 237

Open-Channel Computation with R
Michael C. Koohafkan and Bassam A. Younis 249

Generalized Hermite Distribution Modelling with the R Package hermite
David Moriña, Manuel Higueras, Pedro Puig and María Oliveira 263

Code Profiling in R: A Review of Existing Methods and an Introduction to Package GUIProfiler
Angel Rubio and Fernando de Villar 275

News and Notes

The R Consortium and the R Foundation
Martyn Plummer 288

Conference Report: useR! 2015
Torben Tvedebrink 289

News from the Bioconductor Project
The Bioconductor Team 291

Changes in R
The R Core Team 293

Changes on CRAN
Kurt Hornik and Achim Zeileis 298