SpaDES: Develop and Run Spatially Explicit Discrete Event Simulation Models

Metapackage for implementing a variety of event-based models, with a focus on spatially explicit models. These include raster-based, event-based, and agent-based models. The core simulation components (provided by 'SpaDES.core') are built upon a discrete event simulation (DES; see Matloff (2011) ch 7.8.3 <>) framework that facilitates modularity, and easily enables the user to include additional functionality by running user-built simulation modules (see also ''). Included are numerous tools to visualize rasters and other maps (via 'quickPlot'), and caching methods for reproducible simulations (via 'reproducible'). Additional functionality is provided by the 'SpaDES.addins' and 'SpaDES.shiny' packages.

Version: 2.0.1
Depends: R (≥ 3.3.0)
Imports: methods, quickPlot, reproducible, SpaDES.addins, SpaDES.core,, utils
Suggests: archivist, igraph, knitr, raster, rmarkdown, testthat, tkrplot
Published: 2018-02-01
Author: Alex M Chubaty [aut, cre], Eliot J B McIntire [aut], Yong Luo [ctb], Steve Cumming [ctb], Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Natural Resources Canada [cph]
Maintainer: Alex M Chubaty <alexander.chubaty at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: SpaDES results


Reference manual: SpaDES.pdf
Vignettes: 03 Caching SpaDES simulations
Package source: SpaDES_2.0.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X El Capitan binaries: r-release: SpaDES_2.0.1.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-oldrel: SpaDES_1.3.1.tgz
Old sources: SpaDES archive


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