Explicit Interaction Community Models

Model fitting and species biotic interaction network topology selection for explicit interaction community models. Explicit interaction community models are an extension of binomial linear models for joint modelling of species communities, that incorporate both the effects of species biotic interactions and the effects of missing covariates. Species interactions are modelled as direct effects of each species on each of the others, and are estimated alongside the effects of missing covariates, modelled as latent factors. The package includes a penalized maximum likelihood fitting function, and a genetic algorithm for selecting the most parsimonious species interaction network topology.


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install.packages("eicm")

1.0.0 by Miguel Porto, 14 days ago


https://github.com/miguel-porto/eicm


Report a bug at https://github.com/miguel-porto/eicm


Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/eicm


Authors: Miguel Porto [aut, cre] , Pedro Beja [aut]


Documentation:   PDF Manual  


GPL (>= 2) license


Imports methods, parallel, GA, snow, doSNOW, iterators, pso, ucminf, foreach, graphics

Suggests igraph, knitr, rmarkdown


See at CRAN