rstan

R Interface to Stan

User-facing R functions are provided to parse, compile, test, estimate, and analyze Stan models by accessing the header-only Stan library provided by the 'StanHeaders' package. The Stan project develops a probabilistic programming language that implements full Bayesian statistical inference via Markov Chain Monte Carlo, rough Bayesian inference via 'variational' approximation, and (optionally penalized) maximum likelihood estimation via optimization. In all three cases, automatic differentiation is used to quickly and accurately evaluate gradients without burdening the user with the need to derive the partial derivatives.

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Package
rstan
Type
Package
Title
R Interface to Stan
Version
2.18.2
Date
2018-11-06
Description
User-facing R functions are provided to parse, compile, test, estimate, and analyze Stan models by accessing the header-only Stan library provided by the 'StanHeaders' package. The Stan project develops a probabilistic programming language that implements full Bayesian statistical inference via Markov Chain Monte Carlo, rough Bayesian inference via 'variational' approximation, and (optionally penalized) maximum likelihood estimation via optimization. In all three cases, automatic differentiation is used to quickly and accurately evaluate gradients without burdening the user with the need to derive the partial derivatives.
License
GPL (>= 3)
NeedsCompilation
yes
Imports
methods, stats4, inline, gridExtra (>= 2.0.0), Rcpp (>= 0.12.0), loo (>= 2.0.0), pkgbuild
Depends
R (>= 3.4.0), ggplot2 (>= 2.0.0), StanHeaders (>= 2.18.0)
LinkingTo
Rcpp (>= 0.12.0), RcppEigen (>= 0.3.3.3.0), BH (>= 1.66), StanHeaders (>= 2.18.0)
Suggests
RUnit, RcppEigen (>= 0.3.3.3.0), BH (>= 1.66), parallel, KernSmooth, shinystan (>= 2.3.0), bayesplot (>= 1.5.0), rmarkdown, rstantools, rstudioapi, Matrix, knitr (>= 1.15.1)
URL
BugReports
https://github.com/stan-dev/rstan/issues/
VignetteBuilder
knitr
SystemRequirements
pandoc
RoxygenNote
5.0.1
Packaged
2018-11-07 02:20:53 UTC; ben
Author
Jiqiang Guo [aut], Jonah Gabry [aut], Ben Goodrich [cre, aut], Daniel Lee [ctb], Krzysztof Sakrejda [ctb], Modrak Martin [ctb], Trustees of Columbia University [cph], Oleg Sklyar [cph] (R/cxxfunplus.R), The R Core Team [cph] (R/pairs.R, R/dynGet.R), Jens Oehlschlaegel-Akiyoshi [cph] (R/pairs.R)
Maintainer
Ben Goodrich
Repository
CRAN
Date/Publication
2018-11-07 20:10:02 UTC

install.packages('rstan')

2.18.2

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Ben Goodrich

GPL (>= 3)

Depends on

R (>= 3.4.0), ggplot2 (>= 2.0.0), StanHeaders (>= 2.18.0)

Imports

methods, stats4, inline, gridExtra (>= 2.0.0), Rcpp (>= 0.12.0), loo (>= 2.0.0), pkgbuild

Suggests

RUnit, RcppEigen (>= 0.3.3.3.0), BH (>= 1.66), parallel, KernSmooth, shinystan (>= 2.3.0), bayesplot (>= 1.5.0), rmarkdown, rstantools, rstudioapi, Matrix, knitr (>= 1.15.1)

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