synthACS: Synthetic Microdata and Spatial MicroSimulation Modeling for ACS Data

Provides access to curated American Community Survey (ACS) base tables via a wrapper to library(acs). Builds synthetic micro-datasets at any user-specified geographic level with ten default attributes; and, conducts spatial microsimulation modeling (SMSM) via simulated annealing. SMSM is conducted in parallel by default. Lastly, we provide functionality for data-extensibility of micro-datasets.

Version: 1.6.0
Depends: R (≥ 3.5.0)
Imports: data.table (≥ 1.9.6), Rcpp, acs (≥ 2.1)
LinkingTo: Rcpp
Suggests: testthat, sp (≥ 1.2), knitr, rmarkdown, R.rsp
Published: 2020-05-29
Author: Alex Whitworth [aut, cre]
Maintainer: Alex Whitworth <whitworth.alex at gmail.com>
License: MIT + file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: yes
Citation: synthACS citation info
Materials: README
CRAN checks: synthACS results

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Reference manual: synthACS.pdf
Vignettes: synthACS: An Introduction
Package source: synthACS_1.6.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel: synthACS_1.6.0.zip, r-release: synthACS_1.6.0.zip, r-oldrel: synthACS_1.5.7.zip
macOS binaries: r-release: synthACS_1.5.7.tgz, r-oldrel: synthACS_1.6.0.tgz
Old sources: synthACS archive

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