SpaDES (version 2.0.11)

SpaDES-package: Categorized overview of the SpaDES package


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Metapackage for implementing a variety of event-based models, with a focus on spatially explicit models. These include raster-based, event-based, and agent-based models. The core simulation components (provided by SpaDES.core) are built upon a discrete event simulation (DES; see Matloff (2011) ch 7.8.3 framework that facilitates modularity, and easily enables the user to include additional functionality by running user-built simulation modules (see also Included are numerous tools to visualize rasters and other maps (via quickPlot), and caching methods for reproducible simulations (via reproducible). Additional functionality is provided by the suggested SpaDES.addins and SpaDES.shiny packages (see below).

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The <code>SpaDES.core</code> package

The core discrete event simulation framework. See [SpaDES.core]{SpaDES.core-package}, and the vignettes therein (browseVignettes()).

The <code></code> package

Additional utilities for developing ecological simulation models. See []{}.

The <code>SpaDES.addins</code> package

A set of RStudio addins to assist with SpaDES module development.

The <code>SpaDES.shiny</code> package

Utilities for developing and running shiny-based app interfaces to SpaDES simulations.

The <code>quickPlot</code> package

The core SpaDES plotting engine, build upon speed and modularity.

The <code>reproducible</code> package

Provides several aspects of reproducible simulations, including simulation caching.


Maintainer: Alex M Chubaty (ORCID)


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