tabula: Analysis, Seriation and Visualization of Archaeological Count Data

An easy way to examine archaeological count data. This package provides a convenient and reproducible toolkit for relative and absolute dating and analysis of (chronological) patterns. It includes functions for matrix seriation (reciprocal ranking, CA-based seriation), chronological modeling and dating of archaeological assemblages and/or objects. Beyond these, the package provides several tests and measures of diversity: heterogeneity and evenness (Brillouin, Shannon, Simpson, etc.), richness and rarefaction (Chao1, Chao2, ACE, ICE, etc.), turnover and similarity (Brainerd-Robinson, etc.). The package make it easy to visualize count data and statistical thresholds: rank vs. abundance plots, heatmaps, Ford (1962) and Bertin (1977) diagrams.

Version: 1.5.1
Depends: R (≥ 3.2), arkhe
Imports: ca (≥ 0.71), ggplot2 (≥ 3.2.1), grDevices, methods, rlang (≥ 0.4.0), stats, utils
Suggests: covr (≥ 3.3.1), khroma (≥ 1.3.0), knitr, magrittr (≥ 1.5), pbapply (≥ 1.4-2), rmarkdown, testthat (≥ 2.2.1), vdiffr (≥ 0.3.1)
Published: 2020-03-19
Author: Nicolas Frerebeau ORCID iD [aut, cre], Brice Lebrun ORCID iD [ctb], Matthew Peeples ORCID iD [ctb], Ben Marwick ORCID iD [ctb], Anne Philippe [ctb], Jean-Baptiste Fourvel ORCID iD [ctb]
Maintainer: Nicolas Frerebeau <nicolas.frerebeau at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: no
Citation: tabula citation info
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: tabula results


Reference manual: tabula.pdf
Vignettes: Bibliography
Dating Methods
Diversity Measures
Package source: tabula_1.5.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-devel-gcc8:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X binaries: r-release: tabula_1.5.1.tgz, r-oldrel: tabula_1.5.1.tgz
Old sources: tabula archive


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