R library for spatial microsimulation

October 17, 2012

(This article was first published on Digital Hardcore » rbloggers, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Spatial microsimulation is a method where we construct small area population data from the combination of various data sources. In order to perform this combination of census and survey data, we need an R library to standardize the procedure.

I’ve recently developed “sms” R library which combines census and survey data by using Simulated Annealing or Hill Climbing algorithms. Here are the links of the library:

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