STARTS: Functions for the STARTS Model

Contains functions for estimating the STARTS model of Kenny and Zautra (1995, 2001) <doi:10.1037/0022-006X.63.1.52>, <doi:10.1037/10409-008>. Penalized maximum likelihood estimation and Markov Chain Monte Carlo estimation are also provided, see Luedtke, Robitzsch and Wagner (2018) <doi:10.1037/met0000155>.

Version: 1.3-8
Depends: R (≥ 3.1)
Imports: CDM (≥ 7.1-19), graphics, LAM (≥ 0.3-27), sirt (≥ 2.3), Rcpp, stats, utils
LinkingTo: Rcpp, RcppArmadillo
Suggests: lavaan
Published: 2022-05-19
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.STARTS
Author: Alexander Robitzsch [aut,cre] (<>), Oliver Luedtke [aut] (<>)
Maintainer: Alexander Robitzsch <robitzsch at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: yes
Citation: STARTS citation info
Materials: README NEWS
In views: Psychometrics
CRAN checks: STARTS results


Reference manual: STARTS.pdf


Package source: STARTS_1.3-8.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): STARTS_1.3-8.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): STARTS_1.3-8.tgz, r-release (x86_64): STARTS_1.3-8.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): STARTS_1.3-8.tgz
Old sources: STARTS archive


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