|Authors:||Antony M. Overstall, Ruth King|
|Title:||conting: An R Package for Bayesian Analysis of Complete and Incomplete Contingency Tables|
|Abstract:||The aim of this paper is to demonstrate the R package conting for the Bayesian analysis of complete and incomplete contingency tables using hierarchical log-linear models. This package allows a user to identify interactions between categorical factors (via complete contingency tables) and to estimate closed population sizes using capture-recapture studies (via incomplete contingency tables). The models are fitted using Markov chain Monte Carlo methods. In particular, implementations of the Metropolis-Hastings and reversible jump algorithms appropriate for log-linear models are employed. The conting package is demonstrated on four real examples.|
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conting: An R Package for Bayesian Analysis of Complete and Incomplete Contingency Tables
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