Alternative Meta-Analysis Methods

Provides alternative statistical methods for meta-analysis, including: - new heterogeneity tests and measures that are robust to outliers (Lin et al., 2017 ); - measures, tests, and visualization tools for publication bias or small-study effects (Lin and Chu, 2018 ; Lin, 2019 ; Lin, 2020 ; Shi et al., 2020 ); - meta-analysis methods for synthesizing proportions (Lin and Chu, 2020 ); - models for multivariate meta-analysis (Lin and Chu, 2018 ).


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3.1 by Lifeng Lin, 3 months ago

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Authors: Lifeng Lin [aut, cre] , Linyu Shi [ctb] , Haitao Chu [aut]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

Task views: Meta-Analysis

GPL (>= 2) license

Imports rjags, coda, graphics, grDevices, lme4, Matrix, metafor, methods, stats, utils

System requirements: JAGS 4.x.y (

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