lars: Least Angle Regression, Lasso and Forward Stagewise

Efficient procedures for fitting an entire lasso sequence with the cost of a single least squares fit. Least angle regression and infinitesimal forward stagewise regression are related to the lasso, as described in the paper below.

Version: 1.2
Depends: R (≥ 2.10)
Published: 2013-04-24
Author: Trevor Hastie and Brad Efron
Maintainer: Trevor Hastie <hastie at>
License: GPL-2
NeedsCompilation: yes
In views: MachineLearning
CRAN checks: lars results


Reference manual: lars.pdf
Package source: lars_1.2.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X El Capitan binaries: r-release: lars_1.2.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-oldrel: lars_1.2.tgz
Old sources: lars archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: AdapEnetClass, aml, changepointsVar, covTest, cumSeg, elasticnet, ExactPath, FeaLect, GPC, gwrr, monomvn, multiPIM, OTRselect, PAGWAS, pass, pfa, qut, relaxo, rRAP, RXshrink, scalreg, sealasso, sisVIVE, spikeslab
Reverse imports: bastah, chemmodlab, chemometrics, CorReg, FindIt, gencve, GGMselect, gpDDE, lassopv, mrMLM, NHMSAR, plsRcox, Seurat
Reverse suggests: ChemometricsWithR, COBRA, directlabels, dna, ElemStatLearn, fscaret, glmnet, knockoff, lassoscore, Libra, MFKnockoffs, mvtboost, pense, scout, stabs


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