baker: "Nested Partially Latent Class Models"

Provides functions to specify, fit and visualize nested partially-latent class models ( Wu, Deloria-Knoll, Hammitt, and Zeger (2016) <doi:10.1111/rssc.12101>; Wu, Deloria-Knoll, and Zeger (2017) <doi:10.1093/biostatistics/kxw037>; Wu and Chen (2021) <doi:10.1002/sim.8804>) for inference of population disease etiology and individual diagnosis. In the motivating Pneumonia Etiology Research for Child Health (PERCH) study, because both quantities of interest sum to one hundred percent, the PERCH scientists frequently refer to them as population etiology pie and individual etiology pie, hence the name of the package.

Version: 1.0.3
Depends: R (≥ 4.3.0)
Imports: rjags (≥ 4-6), R2jags (≥ 0.5), lubridate (≥ 1.3), binom (≥ 1.1), coda (≥ 0.16), robCompositions (≥ 2.0.3), ggplot2 (≥ 1.0), ggpubr (≥ 0.4.0), gridExtra (≥ 2.0), reshape2 (≥ 1.4), mgcv (≥ 1.8-6), mvbutils (≥, shinyFiles (≥ 0.6), shinydashboard (≥ 0.5.1), stats, utils, abind
Suggests: spelling, knitr, testthat, rmarkdown, covr, knitcitations, sf
Published: 2024-01-30
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.baker
Author: Zhenke Wu ORCID iD [cre, aut, cph], Scott Zeger ORCID iD [aut], John Muschelli ORCID iD [ctb], Irena Chen ORCID iD [ctb]
Maintainer: Zhenke Wu <zhenkewu at>
License: MIT + file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: no
SystemRequirements: JAGS (>= 4.3.2) (
Language: en-US
Citation: baker citation info
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: baker results


Reference manual: baker.pdf
Vignettes: Vignettes for baker: An R package for fitting nested partially latent class models


Package source: baker_1.0.3.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): baker_1.0.3.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): baker_1.0.3.tgz, r-release (x86_64): baker_1.0.3.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): baker_1.0.3.tgz
Old sources: baker archive


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