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Re: R packages in Debian Science (Was: ITP: r-cran-colorspace -- GNU R Color Space Manipulation)

On Tue, 2009-01-20 at 20:11 +0100, Andreas Tille wrote:
>    r-cran-msm (#512405)
>      GNU R Multi-state Markov and hidden Markov models in continuous
> time
>       Functions for fitting general continuous-time Markov and hidden
> Markov
>       multi-state models to longitudinal data. Both Markov transition
> rates and the
>       hidden Markov output process can be modelled in terms of
> covariates. A variety
>       of observation schemes are supported, including processes
> observed at arbitrary
>       times, completely-observed processes, and censored states.
>     --> Statistics
>         I'm unsure about Depends or Suggests as well but in the case
> of
>         statistiscs it is we have a lot of R packages anyway - so I'd
>         rather tend to Depends.

Terrific.  I use this package, and we have also implemented a similar
kind of model that can incorporate path dependence (time in state, time
in previous states) as a covariate.

We will release it eventually, though it may be awhile.
Ross Boylan

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