PlackettLuce: Plackett-Luce Models for Rankings

Functions to prepare rankings data and fit the Plackett-Luce model jointly attributed to Plackett (1975) <doi:10.2307/2346567> and Luce (1959, ISBN:0486441369). The standard Plackett-Luce model is generalized to accommodate ties of any order in the ranking. Partial rankings, in which only a subset of items are ranked in each ranking, are also accommodated in the implementation. Disconnected/weakly connected networks implied by the rankings are handled by adding pseudo-rankings with a hypothetical item. Methods are provided to estimate standard errors or quasi-standard errors for inference as well as to fit Plackett-Luce trees. See the package website or vignette for full details.

Version: 0.2-2
Depends: R (≥ 2.10)
Imports: MASS, Matrix, igraph, partykit, psychotools, rARPACK, qvcalc, sandwich, stats
Suggests: BiocStyle, BradleyTerry2, BradleyTerryScalable, Matrix.utils, PLMIX, StatRank, covr, hyper2, kableExtra, knitr, lbfgs, gnm, pmr, psychotree, rmarkdown, testthat, tibble
Published: 2018-02-19
Author: Heather Turner [aut, cre], Ioannis Kosmidis [aut], David Firth [aut], Jacob van Etten [ctb]
Maintainer: Heather Turner <ht at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: PlackettLuce results


Reference manual: PlackettLuce.pdf
Vignettes: Introduction to PlackettLuce
Package source: PlackettLuce_0.2-2.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X El Capitan binaries: r-release: PlackettLuce_0.2-2.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-oldrel: PlackettLuce_0.2-1.tgz
Old sources: PlackettLuce archive


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