DOBAD: Analysis of Discretely Observed Linear Birth-and-Death(-and-Immigration) Markov Chains

Provides Frequentist (EM) and Bayesian (MCMC) Methods for Inference of Birth-Death-Immigration Markov Chains.

Version: 1.0.5
Depends: numDeriv
Imports: methods, lattice
Suggests: gtools, MCMCpack
Published: 2016-03-24
Author: Charles Doss, Vladimir Minin, Marc Suchard
Maintainer: Charles Doss <cdoss at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: no
CRAN checks: DOBAD results


Reference manual: DOBAD.pdf
Vignettes: EM on Restricted Immigration Model
EM on Full BDI Model
MCMC on Restricted Immigration Model
Simulate BDI process Conditional on Partial Observations
Package source: DOBAD_1.0.5.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: DOBAD_1.0.5.tgz, r-oldrel: DOBAD_1.0.5.tgz
Old sources: DOBAD archive