SUMMER: Spatio-Temporal Under-Five Mortality Methods for Estimation

Provides methods for spatial and spatio-temporal smoothing of demographic and health indicators using survey data, with particular focus on estimating and projecting under-five mortality rates, described in Mercer et al. (2015) <doi:10.1214/15-AOAS872> and Li et al. (2019) <doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0210645>.

Version: 1.0.0
Depends: R (≥ 3.5)
Imports: maptools, survey, stats, spdep, survival, ggplot2, utils, Matrix, reshape2, viridis, sp, shadowtext, ggridges, methods, data.table, RColorBrewer, grDevices
Suggests: INLA, knitr, rmarkdown, readstata13, patchwork, rdhs, R.rsp
Published: 2020-07-09
Author: Zehang R Li [cre, aut], Bryan D Martin [aut], Yuan Hsiao [aut], Jessica Godwin [aut], Jon Wakefield [aut], Samuel J Clark [aut], Geir-Arne Fuglstad [aut], Andrea Riebler [aut]
Maintainer: Zehang R Li <lizehang at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: SUMMER results


Reference manual: SUMMER.pdf
Vignettes: Bayesian Small Area Estimation using Complex Survey Data
Case Study I: Smoothed Direct Estimation of U5MR
Case Study II: Cluster-model Estimation of U5MR
Package source: SUMMER_1.0.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release: SUMMER_1.0.0.tgz, r-oldrel: SUMMER_1.0.0.tgz
Old sources: SUMMER archive


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