aster2: Aster Models

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Aster models are exponential family regression models for life history analysis. They are like generalized linear models except that elements of the response vector can have different families (e. g., some Bernoulli, some Poisson, some zero-truncated Poisson, some normal) and can be dependent, the dependence indicated by a graphical structure. Discrete time survival analysis, zero-inflated Poisson regression, and generalized linear models that are exponential family (e. g., logistic regression and Poisson regression with log link) are special cases. Main use is for data in which there is survival over discrete time periods and there is additional data about what happens conditional on survival (e. g., number of offspring). Uses the exponential family canonical parameterization (aster transform of usual parameterization). Unlike the aster package, this package does dependence groups (nodes of the graph need not be conditionally independent given their predecessor node), including multinomial and two-parameter normal as families. Thus this package also generalizes mark-capture-recapture analysis.

Author
Charles J. Geyer <charlie@stat.umn.edu>.
Date of publication
2015-05-11 20:36:37
Maintainer
Charles J. Geyer <charlie@stat.umn.edu>
License
GPL (>= 2)
Version
0.2-1
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Man pages

aster2-package
Aster Models
asterdata
Object Describing Saturated Aster Model
constancy
Constancy Spaces for Aster Models
cumulant
Cumulant Functions for Aster Models
echinacea
Life History Data on Echinacea angustifolia
families
Families for Aster Models
hornworm
Life History Data on Manduca sexta
link
Link Functions for Aster Models
subset
Subset Object Describing Saturated Aster Model
test1
Test Data
transform
Change-of-Parameter Functions for Aster Models

Files in this package

aster2
aster2/inst
aster2/inst/makedata
aster2/inst/makedata/test1.Rout
aster2/inst/makedata/test1.R
aster2/inst/makedata/echinacea.R
aster2/inst/makedata/toy.Rout
aster2/inst/makedata/echinacea.Rout
aster2/inst/makedata/sim.Rout
aster2/tests
aster2/tests/constancy.Rout.save
aster2/tests/echinacea-cond.Rout.save
aster2/tests/subset.R
aster2/tests/subset.Rout.save
aster2/tests/echinacea.R
aster2/tests/echinacea-cond.R
aster2/tests/families.R
aster2/tests/asterdata.Rout.save
aster2/tests/logl.R
aster2/tests/families.Rout.save
aster2/tests/asterdata.R
aster2/tests/constancy.R
aster2/tests/echinacea.Rout.save
aster2/tests/logl.Rout.save
aster2/tests/transform.R
aster2/tests/transform.Rout.save
aster2/src
aster2/src/Makevars
aster2/src/transform.c
aster2/src/validate.c
aster2/src/aster.h
aster2/src/constancy.c
aster2/src/families.h
aster2/src/init.c
aster2/src/families.c
aster2/src/logl.c
aster2/src/constancy.h
aster2/NAMESPACE
aster2/NEWS
aster2/data
aster2/data/hornworm.rda
aster2/data/test1.rda
aster2/data/echinacea.rda
aster2/R
aster2/R/onAttach.R
aster2/R/families.R
aster2/R/logl.R
aster2/R/asterdata.R
aster2/R/constancy.R
aster2/R/transform.R
aster2/MD5
aster2/DESCRIPTION
aster2/man
aster2/man/transform.Rd
aster2/man/link.Rd
aster2/man/asterdata.Rd
aster2/man/families.Rd
aster2/man/aster2-package.Rd
aster2/man/test1.Rd
aster2/man/echinacea.Rd
aster2/man/cumulant.Rd
aster2/man/hornworm.Rd
aster2/man/subset.Rd
aster2/man/constancy.Rd