Volume 9/2

Articles published in the Dec. 2017 issue

Complete issue

Table of contents

Roger Bivand 4

Contributed Research Articles

anchoredDistr: a Package for the Bayesian Inversion of Geostatistical Parameters with Multi-type and Multi-scale Data
Heather Savoy, Falk Heße and Yoram Rubin 6

dGAselID: An R Package for Selecting a Variable Number of Features in High Dimensional Data
Nicolae Teodor Melita and Stefan Holban 18

Allele Imputation and Haplotype Determination from Databases Composed of Nuclear Families
Nathan Medina-Rodríguez and Ángelo Santana 35

Visualization of Regression Models Using visreg
Patrick Breheny and Woodrow Burchett 56

fourierin: An R package to compute Fourier integrals
Guillermo Basulto-Elias, Alicia Carriquiry, Kris De Brabanter and Daniel J. Nordman 72

Discrete Time Markov Chains with R
Giorgio Alfredo Spedicato 84

CRTgeeDR: an R Package for Doubly Robust Generalized Estimating Equations Estimations in Cluster Randomized Trials with Missing Data
Melanie Prague, Rui Wang and Victor De Gruttola 105

queueing: A Package For Analysis Of Queueing Networks and Models in R
Pedro Cañadilla Jiménez and Yolanda Román Montoya 116

ctmcd: An R Package for Estimating the Parameters of a Continuous-Time Markov Chain from Discrete-Time Data
Marius Pfeuffer 127

Furniture for Quantitative Scientists
Tyson S. Barrett and Emily Brignone 142

BayesBD: An R Package for Bayesian Inference on Image Boundaries
Nicholas Syring and Meng Li 149

arulesViz: Interactive Visualization of Association Rules with R
Michael Hahsler 163

ManlyMix: An R Package for Manly Mixture Modeling
Xuwen Zhu and Volodymyr Melnykov 176

adegraphics: An S4 Lattice-Based Package for the Representation of Multivariate Data
Aurélie Siberchicot, Alice Julien-Laferrière, Anne-Béatrice Dufour, Jean Thioulouse and Stéphane Dray 198

carx: an R Package to Estimate Censored Autoregressive Time Series with Exogenous Covariates
Chao Wang and Kung-Sik Chan 213

liureg: A Comprehensive R Package for the Liu Estimation of Linear Regression Model with Collinear Regressors
Muhammad Imdadullah, Muhammad Aslam and Saima Altaf 232

A Tidy Data Model for Natural Language Processing using cleanNLP
Taylor Arnold 248

mle.tools: An R Package for Maximum Likelihood Bias Correction
Josmar Mazucheli, André Felipe B. Menezes and Saralees Nadarajah 268

afmToolkit: an R Package for Automated AFM Force-Distance Curves Analysis
Rafael Benítez, Vicente J. Bolós and José-Luis Toca-Herrera 291

The welchADF Package for Robust Hypothesis Testing in Unbalanced Multivariate Mixed Models with Heteroscedastic and Non-normal Data
Pablo J. Villacorta 309

ider: Intrinsic Dimension Estimation with R
Hideitsu Hino 329

rpsftm: An R Package for Rank Preserving Structural Failure Time Models
Annabel Allison, Ian R White and Simon Bond 342

anomalyDetection: Implementation of Augmented Network Log Anomaly Detection Procedures
Robert J. Gutierrez, Bradley C. Boehmke, Kenneth W. Bauer, Cade M. Saie and Trevor J. Bihl 354

Simulating Noisy, Nonparametric, and Multivariate Discrete Patterns
Ruby Sharma, Sajal Kumar, Hua Zhong and Mingzhou Song 366

glmmTMB Balances Speed and Flexibility Among Packages for Zero-inflated Generalized Linear Mixed Modeling
Mollie E. Brooks, Kasper Kristensen, Koen J. van Benthem, Arni Magnusson, Casper W. Berg, Anders Nielsen, Hans J. Skaug, Martin Mächler and Benjamin M. Bolker 378

Simulating Probabilistic Long-Term Effects in Models with Temporal Dependence
Christopher Gandrud and Laron K. Williams 401

RQGIS: Integrating R with QGIS for Statistical Geocomputing
Jannes Muenchow, Patrick Schratz and Alexander Brenning 409

Partial Rank Data with the hyper2 Package: Likelihood Functions for Generalized Bradley-Terry Models
Robin K. S. Hankin 429

riskRegression: Predicting the Risk of an Event using Cox Regression Models
Brice Ozenne, Anne Lyngholm Sørensen, Thomas Scheike, Christian Torp-Pedersen and Thomas Alexander Gerds 440

LeArEst: Length and Area Estimation from Data Measured with Additive Error
Mirta Benšić, Petar Taler, Safet Hamedović, Emmanuel Karlo Nyarko and Kristian Sabo 461

Splitting It Up: The spduration Split-Population Duration Regression Package for Time-Varying Covariates
Andreas Beger, Daniel W. Hill, Jr., Nils. W. Metternich, Shahryar Minhas and Michael D. Ward 474

Bayesian Regression Models for Interval-censored Data in R
Clifford Anderson-Bergman 487

openEBGM: An R Implementation of the Gamma-Poisson Shrinker Data Mining Model
Travis Canida and John Ihrie 499

rentrez: An R package for the NCBI eUtils API
David J. Winter 520

An Introduction to Rocker: Docker Containers for R
Carl Boettiger and Dirk Eddelbuettel 527

News and Notes

Conference Report: useR!2017
Tobias Verbeke 537

Conference Report: R in Insurance 2017
Nicolas Baradel, Christophe Dutang and Caroline Hillairet 539

Forwards Column
Stella Bollmann, Dianne Cook, Jasmine Dumas, John Fox, Julie Josse, Oliver Keyes, Carolin Strobl, Heather Turner and Rudolf Debelak 541

R Teaching Column
Matthias Gehrke, Reed Davis, Norman Matloff, Paul Thompson, Tiffany Chen, Emily Watkins and Laurel Beckett 553

R Foundation News
Torsten Hothorn 563

Changes on CRAN
Kurt Hornik, Uwe Ligges and Achim Zeileis 564

News from the Bioconductor Project
Bioconductor Core Team 567

Changes in R
R Core Team 568