altmeta: Alternative Meta-Analysis Methods

Provides alternative statistical methods for meta-analysis, including new heterogeneity tests and measures that are robust to outliers, measures of publication bias, and models for multivariate meta-analysis.

Version: 2.3
Depends: R (≥ 2.14.0)
Imports: rjags (≥ 4-6), coda, graphics, grDevices, methods, stats, utils
Published: 2020-01-26
Author: Lifeng Lin ORCID iD [aut, cre], Haitao Chu ORCID iD [aut]
Maintainer: Lifeng Lin <linl at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: no
SystemRequirements: JAGS 4.x.y (
In views: MetaAnalysis
CRAN checks: altmeta results


Reference manual: altmeta.pdf
Package source: altmeta_2.3.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-devel-gcc8:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X binaries: r-release: altmeta_2.3.tgz, r-oldrel: altmeta_2.3.tgz
Old sources: altmeta archive


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