crandep: Network Analysis of Dependencies of CRAN Packages

The dependencies of CRAN packages can be analysed in a network fashion. For each package we can obtain the packages that it depends, imports, suggests, etc. By iterating this procedure over a number of packages, we can build, visualise, and analyse the dependency network, enabling us to have a bird's-eye view of the CRAN ecosystem. One aspect of interest is the number of reverse dependencies of the packages, or equivalently the in-degree distribution of the dependency network. This can be fitted by the power law and/or an extreme value mixture distribution <arXiv:2008.03073>, of which functions are provided.

Version: 0.1.1
Depends: R (≥ 3.4)
Imports: xml2, rvest, stringr, dplyr, igraph, Rcpp
LinkingTo: Rcpp, RcppArmadillo, RcppGSL
Suggests: ggplot2, tibble, visNetwork, knitr, rmarkdown
Published: 2020-09-12
Author: Clement Lee ORCID iD [aut, cre]
Maintainer: Clement Lee <clement.lee.tm at outlook.com>
BugReports: https://github.com/clement-lee/crandep/issues
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
URL: https://github.com/clement-lee/crandep
NeedsCompilation: yes
SystemRequirements: pandoc (>= 1.12.3) - http://pandoc.org
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: crandep results

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Reference manual: crandep.pdf
Vignettes: The dependency network of all CRAN packages
Modelling the number of reverse dependencies
Introduction to crandep
Package source: crandep_0.1.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel: crandep_0.1.1.zip, r-release: crandep_0.1.1.zip, r-oldrel: crandep_0.1.1.zip
macOS binaries: r-release: crandep_0.1.1.tgz, r-oldrel: crandep_0.1.1.tgz
Old sources: crandep archive

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