The MethComp package for R:
Statistical analysis of Method Comparison studies
- The MethComp package is aimed at providing practical
analysis and graphics tools for analysis of studies where two or more
methods of clinical measurements are compared.
- The MethComp package (cuurent version 1.22) is available
from the Comprehensive R Archive Network,
You can the install it from R it by clicking Packages -> Install
package(s), choose a mirror to download from and then select
the MethComp package.
You must also install the packages R2WinBUGS, coda, BRugs or
rjags and lattice.
Some of the functions in MethCpmp package, notably
the MCmcmc function depends on the presence of either
on your computer.
- The latest version (1.22) is here as
zip file for Windows and
You can install it on Windows by downloading the .zip file to your
computer, and then from within R click Packages -> Install
package(s) from local zip files.... You will then be asked to
point to the .zip file you just downloaded.
- Earlier, current and progress versions of the MethComp
package are available here.
- Here is
"Introduction to MethComp",
with a brief overview and a couple of worked examples.
Beware that the last pages of this is merely the manual pages for
the MethComp package, so you may not want to print it all.
A number of courses using the MethComp package
has been given by Bendix Carstensen:
Martin Bland has a very interesting
website with links to litterature, FAQs etc..
Updated 10 July 2013, BxC