R News Volume 7/2

Articles published in the October 2007 issue of R News

Complete issue

Table of contents

Torsten Hothorn 1

Contributed Research Articles

New functions for multivariate analysis
Peter Dalgaard 2

Gnm: A package for generalized nonlinear models
Heather Turner and David Firth 8

Fmri: A package for analyzing fmri data
Jörg Polzehl and Karten Tabelow 13

Optmatch: Flexible, optimal matching for observational studies
Ben B. Hansen 18

Random survival forests for R
Hemant Ishwaran and Udaya B. Kogalur 25

Rwui: A web application to create user friendly web interfaces for R scripts
Richard Newton and Lorenz Wernisch 32

The np package: Kernel methods for categorical and continuous data
Tristen Hayfield and Jeffrey S. Racine 35

eiPack: {R} ecological inferences and higher-dimension data management
Olivia Lau, Ryan T. Moore and Michael Kellermann 43

The ade4 package–II: Two-table and {K}-table methods
Stéphane Dray, Anne B. Dufour and Daniel Chessel 47

Review of “The R Book”
Friedrich Leisch 53

News and Notes

Changes in R 2.6.0
R Core Team 54

Changes on CRAN
Kurt Hornik 61

R Foundation News
Kurt Hornik 72

News from the Bioconductor Project
Hervé Pagès and Martin Morgan 73

Past Events: useR! 2007
Duncan Murdoch and Martin Maechler 74

Forthcoming Events: useR! 2008
Uwe Ligges, Achim Zeileis, Claus Weihs, Gerd Kopp, Friedrich Leisch and Torsten Hothorn 75

Forthcoming Events: R Courses in Munich
Friedrich Leisch 76