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ITP: r-cran-epi -- GNU R epidemiological analysis (fwd)

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Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2009 18:21:01 +0100
From: Andreas Tille <tillea@rki.de>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <submit@bugs.debian.org>
Subject: ITP: r-cran-epi -- GNU R epidemiological analysis

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Andreas Tille <tillea@rki.de>

* Package name    : r-cran-epi
  Version         : 1.0.8
  Upstream Author : Bendix Carstensen <bxc at steno.dk>
* URL             : http://cran.r-project.org/src/contrib/
* License         : GPL2+
  Programming Lang: R
  Description     : GNU R epidemiological analysis
 Functions for demographic and epidemiological analysis in the Lexis diagram,
 i.e. register and cohort follow-up data, including interval censored data and
 representation of multistate data. Also some useful functions for tabulation
 and plotting. Contains some epidemiological datasets.
 The Epi package is mainly focused on "classical" chronic disease epidemiology.
 The package has grown out of the course Statistical Practice in Epidemiology
 using R (see http://www.pubhealth.ku.dk/~bxc/SPE).
 There is A short introduction to R for Epidemiology available at
 Beware that the pages 38-120 of this is merely the manual pages for the Epi
 Epi is not the only R-package for epidemiological analysis, a package with
 more affinity to infectious disease epidemiology is the epitools package
 which is also evailable in Debian.
 Epi is used in the Department of Biostatistics of the University of Copenhagen.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 5.0
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (501, 'testing'), (50, 'unstable'), (5, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

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