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R Language Features: Applications And Extensions
Applications and Extensions of Open Source R
*** Requires additional opensource community packages from CRAN
Applications
 Chemometrics and Computational Physics
 Clinical Trial Design, Monitoring, and Analysis
 Computational Econometrics
 Analysis of Ecological and Environmental Data
 Design of Experiments (DoE) & Analysis of Experimental Data
 Empirical Finance
 Statistical Genetics
 Medical Image Analysis
 Natural Language Processing (NLP)
 Official Statistics & Survey Methodology
 Analysis of Pharmacokinetic Data
 Phylogenetics, Especially Comparative Methods
 Psychometric Models and Methods
 Reproducible Research
 Statistics for the Social Sciences
Data Mining and Machine Learning
 Association rules arules and Cubist
 Tree Based Methods
 Recursive partitioning with unbiased variable selection party
 Binary tree visualization party
 Nearest neighbor trees knnTree
 Logic Regression LogicReg
 Visualization of trees maptree and pinktoe
 Trees with random effects REEMtree and longRPart
 Arid trees for ordinal responses rpartOrdinal
 Evolutionary learning of globally optimal trees RPMM
 Random Forests randomFores
 Bagging for regression, classification and survival analysis ipred
 Quantile regression quantregForest
 Forest of logic regression trees LogicForest and LogicReg
 Variable selection for random forests varSelRF and Boruta
 Oblique Trees oblique.tree
 Regularization and Shrinkage Methods
 Lasso lasso2 and lars
 Lasso for groups grplasso
 L1 (lasso) and L2 (ridge) shrinkage glmnet
 L1 and L2 shrinkage for GLM and Cox models penalized
 Semiparametric additive hazards models under lasso penalties are offered by package ahaz
 Variable selection through clone SVMs penalizedSVM
 Penalized discriminant analysis hda, rda, sda, and SDDA
 Boosting
 Support Vector Machines
 Bayesian Methods
 Bayesian Additive Regression Trees BayesTree
 Bayesian nonstationary, semiparametric nonlinear regression and design by treed Gaussian processes including Bayesian CART and treed linear models tgp
 Bayesian logistic regression models with highorder interactions BPHO
 Naive Bayes models for binary classification with bias corrected feature selection predbayescor
 Optimization using Genetic Algorithms Packages gafit, rgp, and rgenoud
 Model selection and validation
 Data Mining GUI rattle
Statistical Methodology
 Bayesian Inference
 Cluster Analysis & Finite Mixture Models
 Differential Equations
 Probability Distributions
 Graphic Displays & Dynamic Graphics & Graphic Devices & Visualization
 HighPerformance and Parallel Computing with R (HPC)
 Machine Learning & Statistical Learning
 Multivariate Statistics
 Optimization and Mathematical Programming
 Robust Statistical Methods
 Analysis of Spatial Data
 Survival Analysis
 Time Series Analysis
 Graphical Models in R
Other Distributions Available in ThirdParty Packages ***
 Discrete distributions:
 Dirac distribution distr.
 Truncated versions
 the binomial
 Poisson
 ConwayMaxwellPoisson distribution : compoisson.
 Delaporte distribution : gamlss.dist.
 Hypergeometric distributions : BiasedUrn
 Generalized hypergeometric SuppDists.
 Logarithmic distribution : VGAM and gamlss.dist.
 Multinomial distribution : mc2d, LearnBayes and MCMCpack.
 Sichel distribution : gamlss.dist.
 Triangle distribution : TRIANG.
 Zero inflated/modified (ZI/ZM) distributions : gamlss.dist.
 Zipf law : Package zipfR
 ZipfMandelbrot distributions. VGAM
 Further distributions :VGAM
 Skellam skellam
 YuleSimon
 Zeta and Haight's Zeta
 BorelTanner
 Felix distribution
 Continuous distributions:
 Arcsine distribution : distr.
 Beta distribution and its extensions :
 zero and one inflated beta distribution gamlss.dist
 generalized beta of the first and second kind. VGAM, GB2 and mc2d
 Lomax
 inverse Lomax
 Dagum
 Fisk (aka log logistic), (inverse or not)
 paralogistic
 SinghMaddala distribution
 Benini distribution : VGAM.
 BirnbaumSaunders distribution VGAM
 Generalized BirnbaumSaunders distribution gbs.
 Box Cox distributions : gamlss.dist


 BoxCox normal
 BoxCox power exponential
 BoxCox t distributions.

 Cardioid distribution : VGAM.
 Cauchy distribution : lmomco.
 Chen distribution : reliaR.
 Davies distribution : Davies
 Dirichlet distribution : MCMCpack, mc2d, hyperdirichlet and bayesm.
 Generalized and the hyperdirichlet distributions hyperdirichlet.
 Exponential distribution and its extensions : actuar

 Logistic exponential,
 MarshallOlkin Extended Exponential and
 Exponential extension distributions.

 Frechet distribution : VGAM and evd.
 Friedman's Chi distribution : Provided in SuppDists.
 Gamma distribution and its extensions :
 Variance gamma distribution. VarianceGamma

 Log Gamma
 Generalized Gamma

 Gaussian (or normal) distribution and its extensions :
 General Error Distribution (also known as exponential power distribution) : normalp and fExtremes
 Generalized Extreme Value distribution : lmomco ,VGAM, evd, evir, FAdist and fExtremes
 Gompertz distribution : Provided in reliaR.
 Gumbel distribution : lmomco, VGAM, gamlss.dist, FAdist, reliaR and evd.
 Hyperbolic distribuion : fBasics, ghyp, GeneralizedHyperbolic and HyperbolicDist
 Johnson distribution : SuppDists.
 Kendall's tau distribution : SuppDists.
 Kruskal Wallis distribution : SuppDists.
 Kappa distribution :lmomco and FAdist.
 Kumaraswamy distribution : VGAM and lmomco.
 (Tukey) Lambda distribution and its extensions :
 Tukey's H distribution
 Lambert W x F distribution.
 Lambert W x F distributions : LambertW
 Laplace and asymetric Laplace distribution :VGAM and HyperbolicDist packages. Laplace distribution
 Linear failure rate distribution : Provided in reliaR.
 Loglog distribution : Provided in reliaR.
 Logistic distributions and its extensions :actuar and VGAM
 Exponential Logistic Distribution reliaR
 Pareto distribution : VGAM
 Pearson's distributions : Pearson type III lmomco and FAdist
 LogPearson type III distribution FAdist. PearsonDS
 Pearson's Rho distribution :SuppDists.
 Planck's distribution : Runuran.
 Phasetype distributions : actuar.
 Power Exponential reliaR
 Rice distribution : VGAM and lmomco.
 SinhArcsinh distribution :in gamlss.dist.
 Slash distribution :VGAM.
 Spearman's Rho distribution : SuppDists.
 stable distributions : fBasics and stabledist,
 The skewed Student distribution iskewt, sn and gamlss.dist
 Triangle/trapezoidal distribution :triangle, mc2d and VGAM
 Tweedie distribution : tweedie.
 Wakeby distribution : Provided in lmomco.
 Weibull distribution and its extensions :.
 Wishart and inverse Wishart distributions : MCMCpack and bayesm.
 Mixture of probability laws:
 Cauchypolynomial quantile mixture :Lmoments.
 Gaussian mixture : mixtools
 Gamma mixture : Gamma shape mixtures GSM
 Generic mixtures : distr. gamlss.mx
 Poisson Binomial distribution : poibin
 Poisson lognormal distribution : poilog
 PoissonTweedie exponential family models : poistweedie.
 Student mixture : AdMit
 von Mises Fisher mixture : movMF
 Random matrices:
 Copulas: