Comprehensive Luminescence Dating Data Analysis

A collection of various R functions for the purpose of Luminescence dating data analysis. This includes, amongst others, data import, export, application of age models, curve deconvolution, sequence analysis and plotting of equivalent dose distributions.


NEWS for the R Package Luminescence

Changes in version 0.6.4 (9th September 2016):

Bugfixes and changes:

     • ‘analyse_baSAR()’

         • Fix problem that causes a function crash if an XLS-file
           was provided as input for the grain selection.

     • ‘analyse_pIRIRSequence()’

         • Account for a minor layout problem while plotting the
           combined growth curve (y-axis scaling was not

     • ‘plot_AbanicoPlot()’

         • The relative and absolute standard deviation were mixed
           up in in the summary; fixed.

Reference manual

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0.7.3 by Sebastian Kreutzer, 13 days ago

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Authors: Sebastian Kreutzer [aut, trl, cre, dtc], Michael Dietze [aut], Christoph Burow [aut, trl, dtc], Margret C. Fuchs [aut], Christoph Schmidt [aut], Manfred Fischer [aut, trl], Johannes Friedrich [aut], Norbert Mercier [ctb], Rachel K. Smedley [ctb], Claire Christophe [ctb], Antoine Zink [ctb], Julie Durcan [ctb], Georgina King [ctb, dtc], Anne Philippe [ctb], Guillaume Guerin [ctb], Markus Fuchs [ths]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL-3 license

Imports bbmle, data.table, httr, matrixStats, methods, minpack.lm, raster, readxl, shape, parallel, XML, zoo

Depends on utils, magrittr

Suggests RLumShiny, RLumModel, plotly, rmarkdown, rjags, coda, pander, rstudioapi, testthat, devtools

Linking to Rcpp, RcppArmadillo

Imported by RLumShiny, TLdating.

Depended on by RLumModel.

See at CRAN