MortalitySmooth-package: Smoothing Poisson counts with P-splines

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Smoothing one- and two-dimensional Poisson counts with P-splines specifically tailored to mortality data. Extra-Poisson variation can be accounted as well as mortality forecasting. Collection of mortality data and a specific function for selecting those data by country, sex, age and years.


Package: MortalitySmooth
Type: Package
Version: 2.2
Date: 2012-02-05
License: What license is it under?
LazyLoad: yes


Carlo G Camarda

Maintainer: Carlo G Camarda <[email protected]>


Camarda, C. G. (2012). MortalitySmooth: An R Package for Smoothing Poisson Counts with P-Splines. Journal of Statistical Software. 50, 1-24.

Eilers P. H. C. and B. D. Marx (1996). Flexible Smoothing with B-splines and Penalties. Statistical Science. 11, 89-121.

Currie, I. D., M. Durban, and P. H. C. Eilers (2004). Smoothing and forecasting mortality rates. Statistical Modelling. 4, 279-298.

Currie, I. D., M. Durban, and P. H. C. Eilers (2006). Generalized linear array models with applications to multidimentional smoothing. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series B. 68, 259-280.

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