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spsurvey is comprised of functions which implement algorithms for design and analysis of probability surveys. The functions are tailored for Generalized Random Tessellation Stratified survey designs.


You can install the released version from CRAN using:

# install from CRAN

You can install spsurvey from github with:

# requires devtools to install

# install from repository


An overview of the spsurvey package is provided in the users guide that is included with the package. The documentation includes a number of vignettes for the design and analysis of survey designs for point (finite), linear and area (polygons) spatial features. Vignettes are also available for typical survey analyses.


citation(package = 'spsurvey')
## To cite the spsurvey package in publications use:
##   Kincaid, T. M. and Olsen, A. R. (2016). spsurvey: Spatial Survey
##   Design and Analysis. R package version 3.3.
## A BibTeX entry for LaTeX users is
##   @Manual{,
##     title = {spsurvey: Spatial Survey Design and Analysis},
##     author = {Thomas M. Kincaid and Anthony R. Olsen},
##     year = {2016},
##     note = {R package version 3.3},
##   }

Package Contributions

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