# rstan v2.18.2

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## R Interface to Stan

User-facing R functions are provided to parse, compile, test,
estimate, and analyze Stan models by accessing the header-only Stan library
provided by the 'StanHeaders' package. The Stan project develops a probabilistic
programming language that implements full Bayesian statistical inference
via Markov Chain Monte Carlo, rough Bayesian inference via 'variational'
approximation, and (optionally penalized) maximum likelihood estimation via
optimization. In all three cases, automatic differentiation is used to quickly
and accurately evaluate gradients without burdening the user with the need to
derive the partial derivatives.

## Functions in rstan

Name | Description | |

monitor | Compute summaries of MCMC draws and monitor convergence | |

as.array | Create array, matrix, or data.frame objects from samples in a stanfit object | |

stanmodel-class | Class representing model compiled from C++ | |

expose_stan_functions | Expose user-defined Stan functions to R for testing and simulation | |

Print a summary for a fitted model represented by a stanfit object | ||

read_rdump | Read data in an R dump file to a list | |

extract_sparse_parts | Extract the compressed representation of a sparse matrix | |

rstan-internal | Internal Functions and Methods | |

rstan-package | RStan --- the R interface to Stan | |

check_hmc_diagnostics | Check HMC diagnostics after sampling | |

As.mcmc.list | Create an mcmc.list from a stanfit object | |

stanfit-class | Class stanfit: fitted Stan model | |

vb | Run Stan's variational algorithm for approximate posterior sampling | |

stan | Fit a model with Stan | |

read_stan_csv | Read CSV files of samples generated by (R)Stan into a stanfit object | |

lookup | Look up the Stan function that corresponds to a R function or name. | |

makeconf_path | Obtain the full path of file Makeconf | |

stan_version | Obtain the version of Stan | |

extract | Extract samples from a fitted Stan model | |

stanc | Translate Stan model specification to C++ code | |

optimizing | Obtain a point estimate by maximizing the joint posterior | |

sampling | Draw samples from a Stan model | |

stan_demo | Demonstrate examples included in Stan | |

stan_model | Construct a Stan model | |

log_prob-methods | log_prob and grad_log_prob functions | |

loo.stanfit | Approximate leave-one-out cross-validation | |

pairs.stanfit | Create a matrix of output plots from a stanfit object | |

plot-methods | Plots for stanfit objects | |

set_cppo | Defunct function to set the compiler optimization level | |

sflist2stanfit | Merge a list of stanfit objects into one | |

rstan_gg_options | Set default appearance options | |

stan_rdump | Dump the data for a Stan model to R dump file in the limited format that Stan can read. | |

summary-methods | Summary method for stanfit objects | |

traceplot | Markov chain traceplots | |

rstan-plotting-functions | RStan Plotting Functions | |

rstan.package.skeleton | Create a Skeleton for a New Source Package with Stan Programs | |

Plots | ggplot2 for RStan | |

rstan_options | Set and read options used in RStan | |

Diagnostic plots | RStan Diagnostic plots | |

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## Vignettes of rstan

Name | ||

external.Rmd | ||

fib.hpp | ||

rstan.Rmd | ||

rstan.bib | ||

schools.stan | ||

sinc.hpp | ||

stanfit-objects.Rmd | ||

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## Details

Type | Package |

Date | 2018-11-06 |

License | GPL (>= 3) |

NeedsCompilation | yes |

LinkingTo | Rcpp (>= 0.12.0), RcppEigen (>= 0.3.3.3.0), BH (>= 1.66), StanHeaders (>= 2.18.0) |

URL | http://discourse.mc-stan.org, http://mc-stan.org |

BugReports | https://github.com/stan-dev/rstan/issues/ |

VignetteBuilder | knitr |

SystemRequirements | pandoc |

RoxygenNote | 5.0.1 |

Packaged | 2018-11-07 02:20:53 UTC; ben |

Repository | CRAN |

Date/Publication | 2018-11-07 20:10:02 UTC |

suggests | bayesplot (>= 1.5.0) , BH (>= 1.66) , KernSmooth , knitr (>= 1.15.1) , Matrix , parallel , RcppEigen (>= 0.3.3.3.0) , rmarkdown , rstantools , rstudioapi , RUnit , shinystan (>= 2.3.0) |

depends | ggplot2 (>= 2.0.0) , R (>= 3.4.0) , StanHeaders (>= 2.18.0) |

imports | gridExtra (>= 2.0.0) , inline , loo (>= 2.0.0) , methods , pkgbuild , Rcpp (>= 0.12.0) , stats4 |

Contributors | the R Core Team, Jonah Gabry, Daniel Lee, Krzysztof Sakrejda, Oleg Sklyar, Jiqiang Guo, Trustees of Columbia University, Jens Oehlschlaegel-Akiyoshi, Modrak Martin |

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