simPop: Simulation of Synthetic Populations for Survey Data Considering Auxiliary Information

Tools and methods to simulate populations for surveys based on auxiliary data. The tools include model-based methods, calibration and combinatorial optimization algorithms. The package was developed with support of the International Household Survey Network, DFID Trust Fund TF011722 and funds from the World bank.

Version: 1.1.1
Depends: R (≥ 3.0.0), lattice, vcd, data.table
Imports: laeken, plyr, MASS, Rcpp (≥ 0.11.0), RcppArmadillo, e1071, parallel, nnet, doParallel, foreach, colorspace, VIM, methods, party, EnvStats, fitdistrplus, ranger, wrswoR
LinkingTo: Rcpp, RcppArmadillo
Suggests: haven, microbenchmark, stringr, testthat, reshape2
Published: 2018-05-29
Author: Bernhard Meindl, Matthias Templ, Andreas Alfons, Alexander Kowarik and with contributions from Mathieu Ribatet, Johannes Gussenbauer and Gregor De Cillia
Maintainer: Matthias Templ <matthias.templ at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: yes
Citation: simPop citation info
Materials: README NEWS
In views: OfficialStatistics
CRAN checks: simPop results


Reference manual: simPop.pdf
Package source: simPop_1.1.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X binaries: r-release: simPop_1.1.1.tgz, r-oldrel: simPop_1.1.1.tgz
Old sources: simPop archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse suggests: surveysd


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