RBesT: R Bayesian Evidence Synthesis Tools

Tool-set to support Bayesian evidence synthesis. This includes meta-analysis, (robust) prior derivation from historical data, operating characteristics and analysis (1 and 2 sample cases).

Version: 1.3-7
Depends: R (≥ 3.4.0), Rcpp (≥ 0.12.0), methods
Imports: assertthat, mvtnorm, Formula, checkmate, rstan (≥ 2.18.1), bayesplot (≥ 1.4.0), ggplot2, dplyr, stats, utils
LinkingTo: StanHeaders (≥ 2.18.0), rstan (≥ 2.18.1), BH (≥ 1.66.0), Rcpp (≥ 0.12.0), RcppEigen (≥
Suggests: rmarkdown, knitr, testthat (≥ 2.0.0), foreach, tidyverse, purrr, rstanarm (≥ 2.17.2), scales
Published: 2018-11-19
Author: Novartis Pharma AG [cph], Sebastian Weber [aut, cre], Beat Neuenschwander [ctb], Heinz Schmidli [ctb], Baldur Magnusson [ctb], Yue Li [ctb], Satrajit Roychoudhury [ctb], Trustees of Columbia University [cph] (src/init.cpp, tools/make_cc.R, R/stanmodels.R, src/Makevars, src/Makevars.win)
Maintainer: Sebastian Weber <sebastian.weber at novartis.com>
License: GPL (≥ 3) | file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: yes
SystemRequirements: GNU make, pandoc (>= 1.12.3), pandoc-citeproc
Materials: NEWS
In views: MetaAnalysis, MetaAnalysis
CRAN checks: RBesT results


Reference manual: RBesT.pdf
Vignettes: Probability of Success with Co-Data (advanced)
Probability of Success at an Interim Analysis
Customizing RBesT plots
Getting started with RBesT (binary)
RBest for a Normal Endpoint
Using RBesT to reproduce Schmidli et. al "Robust MAP Priors"
Meta-Analytic-Predictive Priors for Variances
Package source: RBesT_1.3-7.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel: RBesT_1.3-7.zip, r-release: RBesT_1.3-7.zip, r-oldrel: RBesT_1.3-7.zip
OS X binaries: r-release: RBesT_1.3-7.tgz, r-oldrel: RBesT_1.3-7.tgz
Old sources: RBesT archive


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