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 <https://www.mortality.org> is provided as well.

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Package
MortalityLaws
Type
Package
Title
Parametric Mortality Models, Life Tables and HMD
Version
1.7.0
Date
2018-11-06
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 (>= 1.2), RCurl (>= 1.95), pbapply (>= 1.3-4), tidyr (>= 0.8.1)
Suggests
testthat, knitr, rmarkdown
URL
BugReports
https://github.com/mpascariu/MortalityLaws/issues
RoxygenNote
6.1.0
VignetteBuilder
knitr
NeedsCompilation
no
Packaged
2018-11-06 08:57:41 UTC; mpascariu
Author
Marius D. Pascariu [aut, cre, cph] (), Vladimir Canudas-Romo [ctb]
Repository
CRAN
Date/Publication
2018-11-06 10:20:08 UTC

install.packages('MortalityLaws')

1.7.0

7 days ago

https://github.com/mpascariu/MortalityLaws

Marius D. Pascariu

GPL-3

Depends on

R (>= 3.0.0)

Imports

minpack.lm (>= 1.2), RCurl (>= 1.95), pbapply (>= 1.3-4), tidyr (>= 0.8.1)

Suggests

testthat, knitr, rmarkdown

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