wru: Who are You? Bayesian Prediction of Racial Category Using Surname and Geolocation

Predicts individual race/ethnicity using surname, geolocation, and other attributes, such as gender and age. The method utilizes the Bayes' Rule to compute the posterior probability of each racial category for any given individual. The package implements methods described in Imai and Khanna (2015) "Improving Ecological Inference by Predicting Individual Ethnicity from Voter Registration Records" <doi:10.1093/pan/mpw001>.

Version: 0.1-7
Depends: R (≥ 3.2.0), utils
Imports: devtools (≥ 1.10.0)
Suggests: testthat
Published: 2017-09-01
Author: Kabir Khanna [aut, cre], Kosuke Imai [aut, cre], Hubert Jin [ctb]
Maintainer: Kabir Khanna <kkhanna at princeton.edu>
BugReports: https://github.com/kosukeimai/wru/issues
License: GPL (≥ 3)
URL: https://github.com/kosukeimai/wru
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README ChangeLog
CRAN checks: wru results


Reference manual: wru.pdf
Package source: wru_0.1-7.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel: wru_0.1-7.zip, r-release: wru_0.1-7.zip, r-oldrel: wru_0.1-7.zip
OS X binaries: r-release: wru_0.1-7.tgz, r-oldrel: wru_0.1-7.tgz
Old sources: wru archive


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