spam: SPArse Matrix

Set of functions for sparse matrix algebra. Differences with other sparse matrix packages are: (1) we only support (essentially) one sparse matrix format, (2) based on transparent and simple structure(s), (3) tailored for MCMC calculations within G(M)RF. (4) and it is fast and scalable (with the extension package spam64).

Version: 2.1-1
Depends: R (≥ 3.1), dotCall64, grid, methods
Suggests: spam64, fields, SparseM, Matrix, testthat, R.rsp, truncdist
Published: 2017-07-03
Author: Reinhard Furrer [aut, cre], Florian Gerber [ctb], Daniel Gerber [ctb], Kaspar Moesinger [ctb], Youcef Saad [ctb] (SPARSEKIT, Esmond G. Ng [ctb] (Fortran Cholesky routines), Barry W. Peyton [ctb] (Fortran Cholesky routines), Joseph W.H. Liu [ctb] (Fortran Cholesky routines), Alan D. George [ctb] (Fortran Cholesky routines)
Maintainer: Reinhard Furrer <reinhard.furrer at>
License: LGPL-2
NeedsCompilation: yes
Citation: spam citation info
Materials: README NEWS ChangeLog
In views: Multivariate
CRAN checks: spam results


Reference manual: spam.pdf
Vignettes: JSS - Areal count data
Package source: spam_2.1-1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X El Capitan binaries: r-release: spam_2.1-1.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-oldrel: spam_1.4-0.tgz
Old sources: spam archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: copCAR, fields, gamlss.spatial, GPFDA, latticeDensity, LatticeKrig, smnet, spThin
Reverse imports: bamlss, CARBayes, CARBayesST, CollocInfer, earlywarnings, growfunctions, madrat, mclcar, mopa, mvMORPH, nat.nblast, OptimaRegion, phylodyn, SpATS, splm
Reverse suggests: CompRandFld, dotCall64, gapfill, gear, gptk, RandomFields, spam64, spdep
Reverse enhances: slam


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