SimDesign: Structure for Organizing Monte Carlo Simulation Designs

Provides tools to help safely and efficiently organize Monte Carlo simulations in R. The package controls the structure and back-end of Monte Carlo simulations by utilizing a general generate-analyse-summarise strategy. The functions provided control common simulation issues such as re-simulating non-convergent results, support parallel back-end and MPI distributed computations, save and restore temporary files, aggregate results across independent nodes, and provide native support for debugging. For a pedagogical introduction to the package refer to Sigal and Chalmers (2016) <doi:10.1080/10691898.2016.1246953>.

Version: 2.0.1
Depends: R (≥ 3.2.1)
Imports: foreach, methods, parallel, plyr, dplyr, pbapply (≥ 1.3-0), stats
Suggests: knitr, ggplot2, tidyr, shiny, doMPI, copula, extraDistr, rmarkdown
Published: 2020-01-20
Author: Phil Chalmers ORCID iD [aut, cre], Matthew Sigal [ctb], Ogreden Oguzhan [ctb]
Maintainer: Phil Chalmers <rphilip.chalmers at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: no
CRAN checks: SimDesign results


Reference manual: SimDesign.pdf
Vignettes: Catching errors
Exporting objects and functions from the workspace
Parallel computing
Saving additional simulation results and state
Introduction to the SimDesign package
Package source: SimDesign_2.0.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-devel-gcc8:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X binaries: r-release: SimDesign_2.0.1.tgz, r-oldrel: SimDesign_2.0.1.tgz
Old sources: SimDesign archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse suggests: mirtCAT


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