Re: [Rd] BibTeX entries in CITATION file

From: Achim Zeileis <Achim.Zeileis_at_uibk.ac.at>
Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2012 17:35:36 +0100 (CET)

On Thu, 22 Nov 2012, Mauricio Zambrano-Bigiarini wrote:

> Dear List,
>
> While trying to define a customised CITATION file for a package, following
> R-exts, I realised that if I use only one 'citEntry' I got both a text
> description and a BibTex entry for the package, as for the 'nlme' package:
>
> --------------------------
> citation('nlme')
>
> To cite package 'nlme' in publications use:
>
> Jose Pinheiro, Douglas Bates, Saikat DebRoy, Deepayan Sarkar and the
> R Development Core Team (2012). nlme: Linear and Nonlinear Mixed
> Effects Models. R package version 3.1-105.
>
> A BibTeX entry for LaTeX users is
>
> @Manual{,
> title = {nlme: Linear and Nonlinear Mixed Effects Models},
> author = {Jose Pinheiro and Douglas Bates and Saikat DebRoy and Deepayan
> Sarkar and {R Core Team}},
> year = {2012},
> note = {R package version 3.1-105},
> }
>
> -----------------------------------
>
>
> BUT, if I use two or more 'citEntry' in the CITATION file (e.g., for the
> manual and a book), the bibTeX entries are NOT shown any more, and only the
> text description for the two or more entries are shown, as for the 'boot'
> package:
>
> -----------------------------------
> citation('boot')
>
> To cite the 'boot' package in publications use:
>
> Angelo Canty and Brian Ripley (2012). boot: Bootstrap R (S-Plus)
> Functions. R package version 1.3-7.
>
> Davison, A. C. & Hinkley, D. V. (1997) Bootstrap Methods and Their
> Applications. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. ISBN
> 0-521-57391-2
> -----------------------------------
>
> Is there any way to show the two bib entries for cases similar to the 'boot'
> package ?

toBibtex(citation("boot"))

extracts the two BibTeX entries.

See also

Kurt Hornik, Duncan Murdoch, Achim Zeileis (2012). Who Did What? The Roles of R Package Authors and How to Refer to Them. The R Journal, 4(1), 64-69.
http://journal.r-project.org/archive/2012-1/RJournal_2012-1_Hornik~et~al.pdf

for more details and discussion about the underlying ideas.

Best,
Z

>
> sessionInfo()
> R version 2.15.2 (2012-10-26)
> Platform: x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu (64-bit)
>
> locale:
> [1] LC_CTYPE=en_GB.utf8 LC_NUMERIC=C
> [3] LC_TIME=en_GB.utf8 LC_COLLATE=en_GB.utf8
> [5] LC_MONETARY=en_GB.utf8 LC_MESSAGES=en_GB.utf8
> [7] LC_PAPER=C LC_NAME=C
> [9] LC_ADDRESS=C LC_TELEPHONE=C
> [11] LC_MEASUREMENT=en_GB.utf8 LC_IDENTIFICATION=C
>
> attached base packages:
> [1] stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base
>
>
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Mauricio Zambrano-Bigiarini
>
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