Multilevel Index of Dissimilarity

Tools and functions to fit a multilevel index of dissimilarity.

The MLID package provides tools and functions for studying ethnic and social segregation with a multilevel index of dissimilarity that measures uneveness, spatial clustering and scale differences simultaneously.


To get the latest version on CRAN:


To get the current development version from GitHub:

# install.packages("devtools")

Using MLID

For a quick introduction, follow the examples provided with


For a tutorial

vignette("MLID", package = "MLID")


Scripts are released under the GPL-3 License

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Reference manual

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1.0.1 by Richard Harris, 5 years ago

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Authors: Richard Harris [aut] , Dewi Owen [ctb]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL-3 license

Imports nlme, lme4, methods

Suggests raster, sp, knitr, rmarkdown

See at CRAN