tag:crantastic.org,2005:/task_views/MetaAnalysisLatest activity for MetaAnalysis2017-03-26T15:15:20Zcrantastic.orgtag:crantastic.org,2005:TimelineEvent/608532017-03-29T07:01:15Z2017-03-29T07:01:15Zmetavcov was upgraded to version 1.1<a href="/packages/metavcov">metavcov</a> was <span class="action">upgraded</span> to version <a href="/packages/metavcov/versions/58244">1.1</a><br /><h3>Package description:</h3><p>Compute variance-covariance matrix for multivariate meta-analysis. Effect sizes include correlation (r), mean difference (MD), standardized mean difference (SMD), log odds ratio (logOR), log risk ratio (logRR), and risk difference (RD).</p>crantastic.orgtag:crantastic.org,2005:TimelineEvent/608172017-03-28T06:21:18Z2017-03-28T06:21:18Zmmeta was upgraded to version 2.3<a href="/packages/mmeta">mmeta</a> was <span class="action">upgraded</span> to version <a href="/packages/mmeta/versions/58208">2.3</a><br /><h3>Package description:</h3><p>A novel multivariate meta-analysis.</p>crantastic.orgtag:crantastic.org,2005:TimelineEvent/607162017-03-24T19:21:23Z2017-03-24T19:21:23Zmetagear was upgraded to version 0.4<a href="/packages/metagear">metagear</a> was <span class="action">upgraded</span> to version <a href="/packages/metagear/versions/58115">0.4</a><br /><h3>Package description:</h3><p>Functionalities for facilitating systematic reviews, data extractions, and meta-analyses. It includes a GUI (graphical user interface) to help screen the abstracts and titles of bibliographic data; tools to assign screening effort across multiple collaborators/reviewers and to assess inter- reviewer reliability; tools to help automate the download and retrieval of journal PDF articles from online databases; figure and image extractions from PDFs; web scraping of citations; automated and manual data extraction from scatter-plot and bar-plot images; PRISMA (Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses) flow diagrams; simple imputation tools to fill gaps in incomplete or missing study parameters; generation of random effects sizes for Hedges' d, log response ratio, odds ratio, and correlation coefficients for Monte Carlo experiments; covariance equations for modelling dependencies among multiple effect sizes (e.g., effect sizes with a common control); and finally summaries that replicate analyses and outputs from widely used but no longer updated meta-analysis software. Funding for this package was supported by National Science Foundation (NSF) grants DBI-1262545 and DEB-1451031.</p>crantastic.orgtag:crantastic.org,2005:TimelineEvent/606472017-03-23T07:01:52Z2017-03-23T07:01:52Zweightr was upgraded to version 1.1.1<a href="/packages/weightr">weightr</a> was <span class="action">upgraded</span> to version <a href="/packages/weightr/versions/58046">1.1.1</a><br /><h3>Package description:</h3><p>Estimates the Vevea and Hedges (1995) <doi:10.1007/BF02294384> weight-function model. By specifying arguments, users can also estimate the modified model described in Vevea and Woods (2005) <doi:10.1037/1082-989X.10.4.428>, which may be more practical with small datasets. Users can also specify moderators to estimate a linear model. The package functionality allows users to easily extract the results of these analyses as R objects for other uses. In addition, the package includes a function to launch both models as a Shiny application. Although the Shiny application is also available online, this function allows users to launch it locally if they choose.</p>crantastic.orgtag:crantastic.org,2005:TimelineEvent/605292017-03-20T19:15:17Z2017-03-20T19:15:17Zcrantastic_production tagged CPBayes with MetaAnalysis<a href="/users/146">crantastic_production</a> <span class="action">tagged</span> <a href="/packages/CPBayes">CPBayes</a> with <a href="/task_views/MetaAnalysis">MetaAnalysis</a>crantastic_productiontag:crantastic.org,2005:TimelineEvent/605302017-03-20T19:15:17Z2017-03-20T19:15:17Zcrantastic_production tagged metafuse with MetaAnalysis<a href="/users/146">crantastic_production</a> <span class="action">tagged</span> <a href="/packages/metafuse">metafuse</a> with <a href="/task_views/MetaAnalysis">MetaAnalysis</a>crantastic_productiontag:crantastic.org,2005:TimelineEvent/605312017-03-20T19:15:17Z2017-03-20T19:15:17Zcrantastic_production tagged metavcov with MetaAnalysis<a href="/users/146">crantastic_production</a> <span class="action">tagged</span> <a href="/packages/metavcov">metavcov</a> with <a href="/task_views/MetaAnalysis">MetaAnalysis</a>crantastic_productiontag:crantastic.org,2005:TimelineEvent/605322017-03-20T19:15:17Z2017-03-20T19:15:17Zcrantastic_production tagged metaviz with MetaAnalysis<a href="/users/146">crantastic_production</a> <span class="action">tagged</span> <a href="/packages/metaviz">metaviz</a> with <a href="/task_views/MetaAnalysis">MetaAnalysis</a>crantastic_productiontag:crantastic.org,2005:TimelineEvent/605332017-03-20T19:15:17Z2017-03-20T19:15:17Zcrantastic_production tagged surrosurv with MetaAnalysis<a href="/users/146">crantastic_production</a> <span class="action">tagged</span> <a href="/packages/surrosurv">surrosurv</a> with <a href="/task_views/MetaAnalysis">MetaAnalysis</a>crantastic_productiontag:crantastic.org,2005:TimelineEvent/604782017-03-19T12:01:44Z2017-03-19T12:01:44ZSCMA was upgraded to version 1.2<a href="/packages/SCMA">SCMA</a> was <span class="action">upgraded</span> to version <a href="/packages/SCMA/versions/57891">1.2</a><br /><h3>Package description:</h3><p>Perform meta-analysis of single-case experiments, including calculating various effect size measures (SMD, PND and PEM) and probability combining (additive and multiplicative method).</p>crantastic.orgtag:crantastic.org,2005:TimelineEvent/604252017-03-17T11:21:04Z2017-03-17T11:21:04Zmeta was upgraded to version 4.8-1<a href="/packages/meta">meta</a> was <span class="action">upgraded</span> to version <a href="/packages/meta/versions/57845">4.8-1</a><br /><h3>Package description:</h3><p>User-friendly general package providing standard methods for meta-analysis and supporting Schwarzer, Carpenter, and Rcker <DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-21416-0>, "Meta-Analysis with R" (2015): - fixed effect and random effects meta-analysis; - several plots (forest, funnel, Galbraith / radial, L'Abbe, Baujat, bubble); - statistical tests and trim-and-fill method to evaluate bias in meta-analysis; - import data from 'RevMan 5'; - prediction interval, Hartung-Knapp and Paule-Mandel method for random effects model; - cumulative meta-analysis and leave-one-out meta-analysis; - meta-regression (if R package 'metafor' is installed); - generalised linear mixed models (if R packages 'metafor', 'lme4', 'numDeriv', and 'BiasedUrn' are installed).</p>crantastic.orgtag:crantastic.org,2005:TimelineEvent/602452017-03-13T18:15:52Z2017-03-13T18:15:52Zweightr was upgraded to version 1.1.0<a href="/packages/weightr">weightr</a> was <span class="action">upgraded</span> to version <a href="/packages/weightr/versions/57680">1.1.0</a><br /><h3>Package description:</h3><p>Estimates the Vevea and Hedges (1995) <doi:10.1007/BF02294384> weight-function model. By specifying arguments, users can also estimate the modified model described in Vevea and Woods (2005) <doi:10.1037/1082-989X.10.4.428>, which may be more practical with small datasets. Users can also specify moderators to estimate a linear model. The package functionality allows users to easily extract the results of these analyses as R objects for other uses. In addition, the package includes a function to launch both models as a Shiny application. Although the Shiny application is also available online, this function allows users to launch it locally if they choose.</p>crantastic.orgtag:crantastic.org,2005:TimelineEvent/602102017-03-13T18:14:49Z2017-03-13T18:14:49Zsurrosurv was upgraded to version 1.1.10<a href="/packages/surrosurv">surrosurv</a> was <span class="action">upgraded</span> to version <a href="/packages/surrosurv/versions/57645">1.1.10</a><br /><h3>Package description:</h3><p>Provides functions for the evaluation of surrogate endpoints when both the surrogate and the true endpoint are failure time variables. The approaches implemented are: (1) the two-step approach (Burzykowski et al, 2001) <DOI:10.1111/1467-9876.00244> with a copula model (Clayton, Plackett, Hougaard) at the first step and either a linear regression of log-hazard ratios at the second step (either adjusted or not for measurement error); (2) mixed proportional hazard models estimated via mixed Poisson GLM.</p>crantastic.orgtag:crantastic.org,2005:TimelineEvent/600972017-03-13T18:11:41Z2017-03-13T18:11:41ZRcmdrPlugin.EZR was upgraded to version 1.35<a href="/packages/RcmdrPlugin-EZR">RcmdrPlugin.EZR</a> was <span class="action">upgraded</span> to version <a href="/packages/RcmdrPlugin-EZR/versions/57532">1.35</a><br /><h3>Package description:</h3><p>EZR (Easy R) adds a variety of statistical functions, including survival analyses, ROC analyses, metaanalyses, sample size calculation, and so on, to the R commander. EZR enables point-and-click easy access to statistical functions, especially for medical statistics. EZR is platform-independent and runs on Windows, Mac OS X, and UNIX. Its complete manual is available only in Japanese (Chugai Igakusha, ISBN: 978-4-498-10901-8 or Nankodo, ISBN: 978-4-524-26158-1), but an report that introduced the investigation of EZR was published in Bone Marrow Transplantation (Nature Publishing Group) as an Open article. This report can be used as a simple manual. It can be freely downloaded from the journal website as shown below.</p>crantastic.orgtag:crantastic.org,2005:TimelineEvent/600142017-03-13T18:09:25Z2017-03-13T18:09:25Znetmeta was upgraded to version 0.9-3<a href="/packages/netmeta">netmeta</a> was <span class="action">upgraded</span> to version <a href="/packages/netmeta/versions/57449">0.9-3</a><br /><h3>Package description:</h3><p>A comprehensive set of functions providing frequentist methods for network meta-analysis and supporting Schwarzer et al. (2015) <DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-21416-0>, Chapter 8 "Network Meta-Analysis": - frequentist network meta-analysis following Rcker (2012) <DOI:10.1002/jrsm.1058>; - net heat plot and design-based decomposition of Cochran's Q according to Krahn et al. (2013) <DOI:10.1186/1471-2288-13-35>; - measures characterizing the flow of evidence between two treatments by Knig et al. (2013) <DOI:10.1002/sim.6001>; - ranking of treatments (frequentist analogue of SUCRA) according to Rcker & Schwarzer (2015) <DOI:10.1186/s12874-015-0060-8>; - partial order of treatment rankings ('poset') and Hasse diagram for 'poset' (Carlsen & Bruggemann, 2014) <DOI:10.1002/cem.2569>; - split direct and indirect evidence to check consistency (Dias et al., 2010) <DOI:10.1002/sim.3767>; - automated drawing of network graphs described in Rcker & Schwarzer (2016) <DOI:10.1002/jrsm.1143>.</p>crantastic.orgtag:crantastic.org,2005:TimelineEvent/599812017-03-13T18:08:36Z2017-03-13T18:08:36Zmetavcov was upgraded to version 1.0<a href="/packages/metavcov">metavcov</a> was <span class="action">upgraded</span> to version <a href="/packages/metavcov/versions/57416">1.0</a><br /><h3>Package description:</h3><p>Compute variance-covariance matrix for multivariate meta-analysis. Effect sizes include correlation (r), mean difference (MD), standardized mean difference (SMD), log odds ratio (logOR), log risk ratio (logRR), and risk difference (RD).</p>crantastic.orgtag:crantastic.org,2005:TimelineEvent/599802017-03-13T18:08:35Z2017-03-13T18:08:35Zmetamisc was upgraded to version 0.1.3<a href="/packages/metamisc">metamisc</a> was <span class="action">upgraded</span> to version <a href="/packages/metamisc/versions/57415">0.1.3</a><br /><h3>Package description:</h3><p>Meta-analysis of diagnostic and prognostic modeling studies. Summarize estimates of diagnostic test accuracy and prediction model performance. Validate, update and combine published prediction models.</p>crantastic.orgtag:crantastic.org,2005:TimelineEvent/599772017-03-13T18:08:32Z2017-03-13T18:08:32Zmeta was upgraded to version 4.8-0<a href="/packages/meta">meta</a> was <span class="action">upgraded</span> to version <a href="/packages/meta/versions/57412">4.8-0</a><br /><h3>Package description:</h3><p>User-friendly general package providing standard methods for meta-analysis and supporting Schwarzer, Carpenter, and Rcker <DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-21416-0>, "Meta-Analysis with R" (2015): - fixed effect and random effects meta-analysis; - several plots (forest, funnel, Galbraith / radial, L'Abbe, Baujat, bubble); - statistical tests and trim-and-fill method to evaluate bias in meta-analysis; - import data from 'RevMan 5'; - prediction interval, Hartung-Knapp and Paule-Mandel method for random effects model; - cumulative meta-analysis and leave-one-out meta-analysis; - meta-regression (if R package 'metafor' is installed); - generalised linear mixed models (if R packages 'metafor', 'lme4', 'numDeriv', and 'BiasedUrn' are installed).</p>crantastic.orgtag:crantastic.org,2005:TimelineEvent/596402017-02-20T19:01:02Z2017-02-20T19:01:02Zmetavcov was released<a href="/packages/metavcov">metavcov</a> was <span class="action">released</span><br /><h3>Package description:</h3><p>Compute variance-covariance matrix for multivariate meta-analysis. Effect sizes include correlation (r), mean difference (MD), standardized mean difference (SMD), log odds ratio (logOR), log risk ratio (logRR), and risk difference (RD).</p>crantastic.orgtag:crantastic.org,2005:TimelineEvent/595472017-02-17T13:40:16Z2017-02-17T13:40:16Zbayesmeta was upgraded to version 1.4<a href="/packages/bayesmeta">bayesmeta</a> was <span class="action">upgraded</span> to version <a href="/packages/bayesmeta/versions/56990">1.4</a><br /><h3>Package description:</h3><p>A collection of functions allowing to derive the posterior distribution of the two parameters in a random-effects meta-analysis, and providing functionality to evaluate joint and marginal posterior probability distributions, predictive distributions, shrinkage effects, etc.</p>crantastic.orgtag:crantastic.org,2005:TimelineEvent/594362017-02-13T12:01:28Z2017-02-13T12:01:28Zmeta was upgraded to version 4.7-1<a href="/packages/meta">meta</a> was <span class="action">upgraded</span> to version <a href="/packages/meta/versions/56889">4.7-1</a><br /><h3>Package description:</h3><p>User-friendly general package providing standard methods for meta-analysis and supporting Schwarzer, Carpenter, and Rcker <DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-21416-0>, "Meta-Analysis with R" (2015): - fixed effect and random effects meta-analysis; - several plots (forest, funnel, Galbraith / radial, L'Abbe, Baujat, bubble); - statistical tests and trim-and-fill method to evaluate bias in meta-analysis; - import data from 'RevMan 5'; - prediction interval, Hartung-Knapp and Paule-Mandel method for random effects model; - cumulative meta-analysis and leave-one-out meta-analysis; - meta-regression (if R package 'metafor' is installed); - generalised linear mixed models (if R packages 'metafor', 'lme4', 'numDeriv', and 'BiasedUrn' are installed).</p>crantastic.orgtag:crantastic.org,2005:TimelineEvent/593362017-02-09T14:41:36Z2017-02-09T14:41:36ZseqMeta was upgraded to version 1.6.7<a href="/packages/seqMeta">seqMeta</a> was <span class="action">upgraded</span> to version <a href="/packages/seqMeta/versions/56789">1.6.7</a><br /><h3>Package description:</h3><p>Computes necessary information to meta analyze region-based tests for rare genetic variants (e.g. SKAT, T1) in individual studies, and performs meta analysis.</p>crantastic.orgtag:crantastic.org,2005:TimelineEvent/592692017-02-06T20:42:01Z2017-02-06T20:42:01Zxmeta was upgraded to version 1.1-3<a href="/packages/xmeta">xmeta</a> was <span class="action">upgraded</span> to version <a href="/packages/xmeta/versions/56722">1.1-3</a><br /><h3>Package description:</h3><p>A toolbox for meta-analysis. This package includes a collection of functions for (1) implementing robust multivariate meta-analysis of continuous or binary outcomes; and (2) a bivariate Egger's test for detecting publication bias.</p>crantastic.orgtag:crantastic.org,2005:TimelineEvent/592572017-02-06T17:01:16Z2017-02-06T17:01:16Zmetaviz was released<a href="/packages/metaviz">metaviz</a> was <span class="action">released</span><br /><h3>Package description:</h3><p>Creates rainforest plots (proposed by Schild & Voracek, 2015 <doi:10.1002/jrsm.1125>), a variant and enhancement of the classic forest plot for meta-analysis. In the near future, the 'metaviz' package will be extended by further, established as well as novel, plotting options for visualizing meta-analytic data.</p>crantastic.orgtag:crantastic.org,2005:TimelineEvent/588032017-01-23T13:01:15Z2017-01-23T13:01:15ZmetaSEM was upgraded to version 0.9.12<a href="/packages/metaSEM">metaSEM</a> was <span class="action">upgraded</span> to version <a href="/packages/metaSEM/versions/56324">0.9.12</a><br /><h3>Package description:</h3><p>A collection of functions for conducting meta-analysis using a structural equation modeling (SEM) approach via the 'OpenMx' package. It also implements the two-stage SEM approach to conduct meta-analytic structural equation modeling on correlation and covariance matrices.</p>crantastic.org