earth: Multivariate Adaptive Regression Splines

Build regression models using the techniques in Friedman's papers "Fast MARS" and "Multivariate Adaptive Regression Splines" <doi:10.1214/aos/1176347963>. (The term "MARS" is trademarked and thus not used in the name of the package.)

Version: 5.3.3
Depends: R (≥ 3.4.0), Formula (≥ 1.2-3), plotmo (≥ 3.6.0)
Suggests: gam (≥ 1.20), mgcv (≥ 1.8-26), mda (≥ 0.5-2), MASS (≥ 7.3-51)
Published: 2024-02-26
DOI: 10.32614/
Author: Stephen Milborrow. Derived from mda:mars by Trevor Hastie and Rob Tibshirani. Uses Alan Miller's Fortran utilities with Thomas Lumley's leaps wrapper.
Maintainer: Stephen Milborrow <milbo at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: yes
Materials: NEWS
In views: Environmetrics, MachineLearning
CRAN checks: earth results


Reference manual: earth.pdf


Package source: earth_5.3.3.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): earth_5.3.3.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): earth_5.3.3.tgz, r-release (x86_64): earth_5.3.3.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): earth_5.3.3.tgz
Old sources: earth archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: MARSANNhybrid, MARSSVRhybrid
Reverse imports: BPRMeth, bujar, CEEMDANML, cmaRs, ecm, finnts, gbts, invacost, MARSGWR, moderate.mediation, nlnet, pheble, pre, rbooster, SSDM, tehtuner, tsensembler, viraldomain, viralmodels, viralx, voi, WaveletML
Reverse suggests: baguette, binst, BiodiversityR, biomod2, biotmle, butcher, caret, CausalGPS, discrim, easyalluvial, eclust, fastshap, flowml, fscaret, imputeR, IRon, LDLcalc, MachineShop, mda, mistyR, mlr, mlrMBO, modeltime, parsnip, pdp, plotmo, r2pmml, rpart.plot, spatialEco, subsemble, SuperLearner, superMICE, tidypredict, tidysdm
Reverse enhances: joinet, prediction, vip


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