Re: [R] topical guide to R packages

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: Sun 17 Jul 2005 - 03:48:41 EST

On 7/16/2005 1:17 PM, Vivek Rao wrote:
> I would like to see R packages arranged by topic. CRAN
> Task Views are at
> http://lib.stat.cmu.edu/R/CRAN/src/contrib/Views/ ,
> but I'd like something more detailed. For example, the
> IMSL Fortran library, version 4 is easy to navigate
> and has procedures arranged according to following
> topics:
>
> Basic Statistics
> Regression
> Correlation
> Analysis of Variance
> Categorical and Discrete Data Analysis
> Nonparametric Statistics
> Tests of Goodness of FIt and Randomness
> Time Series Analysis and Forecasting
> Covariance Structures and Factor Analysis
> Discriminant Analysis
> Cluster Analysis
> Sampling
> Survival Analysis, Life Testing, and Reliability
> Multidimensional Scaling
> Density and Hazard Estimation
> Line Printer Graphics
> Probability Distribution Functions and Inverses
> Random Number Generation
> Utilities
>
> As a start, here are the R packages I know of for time
> series analysis:
>
> dyn: Time Series Regression
> dynlm: Dynamic Linear Regression
> GeneTS: Microarray Time Series and Network Analysis
> its: Irregular Time Series
> sspir: State Space Models in R
> tseries: Time series analysis and computational
> finance
> urca: Unit root and cointegration tests for time
> series data
> uroot: Unit root tests and graphics for seasonal time
> series
>
> I would like to see lists corresponding to other
> categories of IMSL. Another classification system is
> GAMS at http://gams.nist.gov/Classes.plain . Section
> L, "Statistics, probability", would be relevant.

I don't see a Task View for time series, so why don't you write it, for a start?

Duncan Murdoch



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