# Fit Multi-modal Mallows' models to ranking data.

### Description

Fits the Mallows' model to ranking data. Data can be partially or fully-ranked.

### Details

Package: | RMallow |

Type: | Package |

Version: | 1.0 |

Date: | 2012-02-18 |

License: | GPL (>= 2) |

### Author(s)

Erik Gregory Maintainer: <egregory2007@yahoo.com>

### References

"Mixtures of distance-based models for ranking data". Thomas Brendan Murphy & Donal Martin. 1 April 2002. Computational Statistics & Data Analysis 41 (2003) 645-655.

"Estimating a Population Distribution of Sequences of k Items from Cross- Sectional Data". Laurel A. Smith (Beckett) and Denis A. Evans. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series C (Applied Statistics). Vol. 40, No. 1 (1991), pp.31-42. Blackwell Publishing for the Royal Statistical Society. Accessed 16/08/2010. http://www.jstor.org/stable/2347903 .

"A Non-iterative procedure for maximum likelihood estimation of the parameters of Mallows' Model Based on Partial Rankings". Laura Adkins and Michael Flinger. Communication in Statistics - Theory and Methods, 27:9, 2199-2220. 1998, Marchel Dekker, Inc. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03610929808832223 .