mgcv: Mixed GAM Computation Vehicle with GCV/AIC/REML Smoothness Estimation

GAMs, GAMMs and other generalized ridge regression with multiple smoothing parameter estimation by GCV, REML or UBRE/AIC. Includes a gam() function, a wide variety of smoothers, JAGS support and distributions beyond the exponential family.

Version: 1.8-7
Priority: recommended
Depends: R (≥ 2.14.0), nlme (≥ 3.1-64)
Imports: methods, stats, graphics, Matrix
Suggests: splines, parallel, survival, MASS
Published: 2015-07-23
Author: Simon Wood
Maintainer: Simon Wood <simon.wood at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: yes
Citation: mgcv citation info
Materials: ChangeLog
In views: Bayesian, Econometrics, Environmetrics, SocialSciences
CRAN checks: mgcv results


Reference manual: mgcv.pdf
Package source: mgcv_1.8-7.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Snow Leopard binaries: r-release: mgcv_1.8-7.tgz, r-oldrel: mgcv_1.8-6.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: mgcv_1.8-7.tgz
Old sources: mgcv archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: bgeva, CAM, dlmap, dsm, DSsim, eHOF, fda.usc, gamlss.add, gamlss.spatial, gamm4, gammSlice,, icaOcularCorrection, iRegression, ismev, itsadug, labdsv, logistf, MAPLES, modTempEff, mombf, MPINet, multipleNCC, nontarget, ordPens, R2BayesX, reams, robustgam, scam, season, SemiParBIVProbit, SemiParSampleSel, semsfa, STAR, trioGxE, TSA, TTS, ZeligGAM
Reverse imports: AdaptFitOS, analogue, apsimr, car, cSFM, demography, discSurv, drsmooth, DSpat, ez, FDboost, fRegression, funreg, FWDselect, gamclass, groc, gsg, Haplin, HLMdiag, landsat, LMERConvenienceFunctions, mirt, mrds, openair, palaeoSig, pitchRx, QRM, QuasiSeq, RcmdrPlugin.HH, refund, reldist, rioja, RLRsim, rstpm2, secr, SEERaBomb, sesem, simPH, slp, snht, spatstat, spsmooth, StatDA, tripEstimation, tsDyn, vegan, vows, WhiteStripe, zetadiv
Reverse suggests: agridat, BCEA, BiodiversityR, biomod2, caret, catdata, CompareCausalNetworks, diseasemapping, dlnm, dplyr, earth, flexmix, ForeCA, fscaret, ggplot2, ggvis, granova, HSAUR2, HSAUR3, latticeExtra, lazyData, LinRegInteractive, MatchIt, mediation, MuMIn, pscl, Rcmdr, RcmdrPlugin.IPSUR, rpanel, simex, soil.spec, taRifx.geo
Reverse enhances: sfsmisc, stargazer, texreg