Capture-Recapture Routines for the "Handbook of Capture-Recapture Analysis"
The software routines referred to in Chapter 9 of Handbook for Capture-Recapture Analysis are now an official package for R. These routines are available from here.
There are 2 ways to install:
- Download the "windows binary" zip file from CRAN, then from within R, choose "Packages" - "Install from local zip file". When prompted, navigate to the downloaded zip and select okay.
- Start R. Assuming you have a live internet connection, select 'Packages' 'Install packages' from the R menus. A dialog box asking you to choose a nearby CRAN site may appear. If so, select one. Another dialog box should appear listing all the packages available for R. Scroll down to 'mra' (list is alphabetical, and long), select 'mra' and click okay. The binary zip will then download and install automatically.
Important:After installing MRA using either of the above methods, you must load the library prior to accessing the routines. Load the library by issuing the command 'library(mra)" at the R command prompt. If you do not take this step, R will not be able to find the routines. After installation and loading, type "help(mra)" to view detailed documentation.
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