Volume 8/1

Articles published in the Aug. 2016 issue

Complete issue

Table of contents

Michael Lawrence 4

Contributed Research Articles

metaplus: An R Package for the Analysis of Robust Meta-Analysis and Meta-Regression
Ken J. Beath 5

Gender Prediction Methods Based on First Names with genderizeR
Kamil Wais 17

Conditional Fractional Gaussian Fields with the Package FieldSim
Alexandre Brouste, Jacques Istas and Sophie Lambert-Lacroix 38

rTableICC: An R Package for Random Generation of 22K and RC Contingency Tables
Haydar Demirhan 48

Maps, Coordinate Reference Systems and Visualising Geographic Data with mapmisc
Patrick E. Brown 64

Variable Clustering in High-Dimensional Linear Regression: The R Package clere
Loïc Yengo, Julien Jacques, Christophe Biernacki and Mickael Canouil 92

Stylometry with R: A Package for Computational Text Analysis
Maciej Eder, Jan Rybicki and Mike Kestemont 107

quickpsy: An R Package to Fit Psychometric Functions for Multiple Groups
Daniel Linares and Joan López-Moliner 122

FWDselect: An R Package for Variable Selection in Regression Models
Marta Sestelo, Nora M. Villanueva, Luis Meira-Machado and Javier Roca-Pardiñas 132

An Interactive Survey Application for Validating Social Network Analysis Techniques
Mitchell Joblin and Wolfgang Mauerer 149

Exploring Interaction Effects in Two-Factor Studies using the hiddenf Package in R.
Christopher T. Franck and Jason A. Osborne 159

Heteroscedastic Censored and Truncated Regression with crch
Jakob W. Messner, Georg J. Mayr and Achim Zeileis 173

Model Builder for Item Factor Analysis with OpenMx
Joshua N. Pritikin and Karen M. Schmidt 182

Spatio-Temporal Interpolation using gstat
Benedikt Gräler, Edzer Pebesma and Gerard Heuvelink 204

SWMPr: An R Package for Retrieving, Organizing, and Analyzing Environmental Data for Estuaries
Marcus W Beck 219

CryptRndTest: An R Package for Testing the Cryptographic Randomness
Haydar Demirhan and Nihan Bitirim 233

scmamp: Statistical Comparison of Multiple Algorithms in Multiple Problems
Borja Calvo and Guzmán Santafé 248

keyplayer: An R Package for Locating Key Players in Social Networks
Weihua An and Yu-Hsin Liu 257

SchemaOnRead: A Package for Schema-on-Read in R
Michael J. North 269

Crowdsourced Data Preprocessing with R and Amazon Mechanical Turk
Thomas J. Leeper 276

mclust 5: Clustering, Classification and Density Estimation Using Gaussian Finite Mixture Models
Luca Scrucca, Michael Fop, T. Brendan Murphy and Adrian E. Raftery 289

clustering.sc.dp: Optimal Clustering with Sequential Constraint by Using Dynamic Programming
Tibor Szkaliczki 318

progenyClust: an R package for Progeny Clustering
Chenyue W. Hu and Amina A. Qutub 328

statmod: Probability Calculations for the Inverse Gaussian Distribution
Göknur Giner and Gordon K. Smyth 339

Using DECIPHER v2.0 to Analyze Big Biological Sequence Data in R
Erik S. Wright 352

R Packages to Aid in Handling Web Access Logs
Oliver Keyes, Bob Rudis and Jay Jacobs 360

Nonparametric Tests for the Interaction in Two-way Factorial Designs Using R
Jos Feys 367

GMDH: An R Package for Short Term Forecasting via GMDH-Type Neural Network Algorithms
Osman Dag and Ceylan Yozgatligil 379

sbtools: A Package Connecting R to Cloud-based Data for Collaborative Online Research
Luke A Winslow, Scott Chamberlain, Alison P Appling and Jordan S Read 387

News and Notes

Conference Report: useR! 2016
Joe Rickert 399

Changes on CRAN
Kurt Hornik and Achim Zeileis 402

News from the Bioconductor Project
The Bioconductor Team 404

Changes in R
The R Core Team 406