# kulldorffMC

From SpatialEpi v1.2.3
by Albert Kim

##### Compute permutation distribution for kulldorff method

Given a matrix of permuted cases, return the likelihood ratio test statistic for each permuation

- Keywords
- internal

##### Usage

`kulldorffMC(permutedCaseMatrix, expectedCases, nearestNeighbors, nZones, logLkhdType)`

##### Arguments

- permutedCaseMatrix
matrix of

`n.sim`

rows of permuted cases- expectedCases
expected cases for each area

- nearestNeighbors
- nZones
number of single zones

- logLkhdType
type of lkhd to use: either "poisson" or "binomial"

##### Value

Vector of length `n.sim`

of LRT statistics

##### References

SatScan: Software for the spatial, temporal, and space-time scan statistics http://www.satscan.org/ Kulldorff, M. (1997) A spatial scan statistic. *Communications in Statistics: Theory and Methods*, **26**, 1481--1496.

Kulldorff M. and Nagarwalla N. (1995) Spatial disease clusters: Detection and Inference.
*Statistics in Medicine*, **14**, 799--810.

##### See Also

*Documentation reproduced from package SpatialEpi, version 1.2.3, License: GPL-2*

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