simPop: Simulation of Synthetic Populations for Survey Data Considering Auxiliary Information

Tools and methods to simulate populations for surveys based on auxiliary data. The tools include model-based methods, calibration and combinatorial optimization algorithms. The package was developed with support of the International Household Survey Network, DFID Trust Fund TF011722 and funds from the World bank.

Version: 1.0.0
Depends: R (≥ 3.0.0), lattice, vcd, data.table
Imports: laeken, plyr, MASS, Rcpp (≥ 0.11.0), e1071, parallel, nnet, doParallel, foreach, colorspace, VIM, methods, party, EnvStats, fitdistrplus, ranger
LinkingTo: Rcpp
Suggests: haven, microbenchmark, stringr
Published: 2017-08-08
Author: Bernhard Meindl, Matthias Templ, Andreas Alfons, Alexander Kowarik, and with contributions from Mathieu Ribatet
Maintainer: Matthias Templ <matthias.templ at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: yes
Citation: simPop citation info
Materials: README NEWS
In views: OfficialStatistics
CRAN checks: simPop results


Reference manual: simPop.pdf
Package source: simPop_1.0.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X El Capitan binaries: r-release: simPop_1.0.0.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-oldrel: simPop_1.0.0.tgz
Old sources: simPop archive


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