PriorGen: Generates Prior Distributions for Proportions

Translates beliefs into prior information in the form of Beta and Gamma distributions. It can be used for the generation of priors on the prevalence of disease and the sensitivity/specificity of diagnostic tests and any other binomial experiment.

Version: 2.0
Depends: R (≥ 3.5.0), rootSolve, nleqslv
Imports: graphics
Suggests: spelling, testthat (≥ 3.0.0), knitr, rmarkdown
Published: 2023-04-03
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.PriorGen
Author: Konstantinos Pateras [aut, cre], Polychronis Kostoulas [aut]
Maintainer: Konstantinos Pateras <kostas.pateras at>
License: GPL (≥ 3)
NeedsCompilation: no
Language: en-US
Materials: README
CRAN checks: PriorGen results


Reference manual: PriorGen.pdf
Vignettes: PriorGen old/new features ver 1


Package source: PriorGen_2.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): PriorGen_2.0.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): PriorGen_2.0.tgz, r-release (x86_64): PriorGen_2.0.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): PriorGen_2.0.tgz
Old sources: PriorGen archive


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