The R Journal, Volume 5/2, December 2013

Complete issue

Complete bibliography

Table of contents

Editorial
Hadley Wickham 3

Contributed Research Articles

factorplot: Improving Presentation of Simple Contrasts in Generalized Linear Models
David A. Armstrong II 4

spMC: Modelling Spatial Random Fields with Continuous Lag Markov Chains
Luca Sartore 16

RNetCDF - A Package for Reading and Writing NetCDF Datasets
Pavel Michna and Milton Woods 29

Surface Melting Curve Analysis with R
Stefan Rödiger, Alexander Böhm and Ingolf Schimke 37

Performance Attribution for Equity Portfolios
Yang Lu and David Kane 53

ExactCIdiff: An R Package for Computing Exact Confidence Intervals for the Difference of Two Proportions
Guogen Shan and Weizhen Wang 62

rlme: An R Package for Rank-Based Estimation and Prediction in Random Effects Nested Models
Yusuf K. Bilgic and Herbert Susmann 71

Temporal Disaggregation of Time Series
Christoph Sax and Peter Steiner 80

Dynamic Parallelization of R Functions
Stefan Böhringer 88

CompLognormal: An R Package for Composite Lognormal Distributions
S. Nadarajah and S. A. A. Bakar 97

lfe: Linear Group Fixed Effects
Simen Gaure 104

The R in Robotics
André Dietrich, Sebastian Zug and Jörg Kaiser 117

On Sampling from the Multivariate t Distribution
Marius Hofert 129

betategarch: Simulation, Estimation and Forecasting of Beta-Skew-t-EGARCH Models
Genaro Sucarrat 137

Changes to grid for R 3.0.0
Paul Murrell 148

News and Notes

R Foundation News
Kurt Hornik 161

News from the Bioconductor Project
Bioconductor Team 162

Conference Report: Deuxièmes Rencontres R
Aurelie Siberchicot and Stephane Dray 164

Changes on CRAN
Kurt Hornik and Achim Zeileis 166

Changes in R
The R Core Team 192