MortalityLaws

Parametric Mortality Models, Life Tables and HMD

Fit the most popular human mortality 'laws', and construct full and abridge life tables given various input indices. A mortality law is a parametric function that describes the dying-out process of individuals in a population during a significant portion of their life spans. For a comprehensive review of the most important mortality laws see Tabeau (2001) <doi:10.1007/0-306-47562-6_1>. An elegant function for downloading data from Human Mortality Database <http://www.mortality.org> is provided as well.

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Package
MortalityLaws
Type
Package
Title
Parametric Mortality Models, Life Tables and HMD
Version
1.3.0
Maintainer
Marius D. Pascariu
Description
Fit the most popular human mortality 'laws', and construct full and abridge life tables given various input indices. A mortality law is a parametric function that describes the dying-out process of individuals in a population during a significant portion of their life spans. For a comprehensive review of the most important mortality laws see Tabeau (2001) . An elegant function for downloading data from Human Mortality Database is provided as well.
License
GPL-3
LazyData
TRUE
Depends
R (>= 3.0.0)
Imports
minpack.lm, RCurl, pbapply
Suggests
testthat, knitr, rmarkdown, diagram
URL
BugReports
https://github.com/mpascariu/MortalityLaws/issues
RoxygenNote
6.0.1
VignetteBuilder
knitr
NeedsCompilation
no
Packaged
2018-01-11 00:16:16 UTC; mpascariu
Author
Marius D. Pascariu [aut, cre], Vladimir Canudas-Romo [ctb]
Repository
CRAN
Date/Publication
2018-01-11 05:24:16 UTC

install.packages('MortalityLaws')

1.3.0

5 days ago

https://github.com/mpascariu/MortalityLaws

Marius D. Pascariu

GPL-3

Depends on

R (>= 3.0.0)

Imports

minpack.lm, RCurl, pbapply

Suggests

testthat, knitr, rmarkdown, diagram

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