The R Journal, Volume 8/1, August 2016 – is online!

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Table of contents

Michael Lawrence

Contributed Research Articles

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

Gender Prediction Methods Based on First Names with genderizeR
Kamil Wais

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

rTableICC: An R Package for Random Generation of 2*2*K and R*C Contingency Tables
Haydar Demirhan

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

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

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

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

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

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

Exploring Interaction Effects in Factorial Studies using the hiddenf Package in R
Christopher T. Franck, Jason A. Osborne

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

Model Builder for Item Factor Analysis with OpenMx
Joshua Pritikin, Karen Schmidt

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

mclust 5: Clustering, Classification and Density Estimation Using Gaussian Finite Mixture Models
Luca Scrucca, Michael Fop, T. Brendan Murphy, Adrian E. Raftery Optimal Clustering with Sequential Constraint by Using Dynamic Programming
Tibor Szkaliczki

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

statmod: Probability Calculations for the Inverse Gaussian Distribution
Goknur Giner, Gordon K Smyth

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

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

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

GMDH: An R Package for Short Term Forecasting via GMDH – Type Neural Network Algorithms
Osman Dag, Ceylan Yozgatligil

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

News and Notes

Conference Report: useR! 2016
Joe Rickert

Changes on CRAN
Kurt Hornik, Achim Zeileis

News from the Bioconductor Project
The Bioconductor Team

Changes in R
The R Core Team


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