gender: Predict Gender from Names Using Historical Data
Version 0.5.1

Encodes gender based on names and dates of birth using historical datasets. By using these datasets instead of lists of male and female names, this package is able to more accurately guess the gender of a name, and it is able to report the probability that a name was male or female.

Package details

AuthorLincoln Mullen [aut, cre], Cameron Blevins [ctb], Ben Schmidt [ctb]
Date of publication2016-12-05 18:28:47
MaintainerLincoln Mullen <[email protected]>
LicenseMIT + file LICENSE
Version0.5.1
URL https://github.com/ropensci/gender
Package repositoryView on CRAN
Installation Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
install.packages("gender")

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gender documentation built on May 29, 2017, 9:31 a.m.