LoopAnalyst: A Collection of Tools to Conduct Levins' Loop Analysis

Loop analysis makes qualitative predictions of variable change in a system of causally interdependent variables, where "qualitative" means sign only (i.e. increases, decreases, non change, and ambiguous). This implementation includes output support for graphs in .dot file format for use with visualization software such as graphviz (graphviz.org). 'LoopAnalyst' provides tools for the construction and output of community matrices, computation and output of community effect matrices, tables of correlations, adjoint, absolute feedback, weighted feedback and weighted prediction matrices, change in life expectancy matrices, and feedback, path and loop enumeration tools.

Version: 1.2-4
Depends: R (≥ 1.8.0), nlme
Published: 2015-07-08
Author: Alexis Dinno
Maintainer: Alexis Dinno <alexis.dinno at pdx.edu>
License: GPL-2
URL: http://www.doyenne.com/LoopAnalyst
NeedsCompilation: no
CRAN checks: LoopAnalyst results


Reference manual: LoopAnalyst.pdf
Package source: LoopAnalyst_1.2-4.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel: LoopAnalyst_1.2-4.zip, r-release: LoopAnalyst_1.2-4.zip, r-oldrel: LoopAnalyst_1.2-4.zip
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: LoopAnalyst_1.2-4.tgz, r-oldrel: LoopAnalyst_1.2-4.tgz
Old sources: LoopAnalyst archive