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## Table of contents

Editorial

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

clustering.sc.dp: 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