boostmtree: Boosted Multivariate Trees for Longitudinal Data

Implements Friedman's gradient descent boosting algorithm for longitudinal data using multivariate tree base learners. A time-covariate interaction effect is modeled using penalized B-splines (P-splines) with estimated adaptive smoothing parameter.

Version: 1.1.0
Depends: R (≥ 3.1.0)
Imports: randomForestSRC (≥ 2.1.0), parallel, splines, nlme
Published: 2016-04-12
Author: Hemant Ishwaran, Amol Pande
Maintainer: Udaya B. Kogalur <ubk at>
License: GPL (≥ 3)
NeedsCompilation: no
Citation: boostmtree citation info
Materials: NEWS
CRAN checks: boostmtree results


Reference manual: boostmtree.pdf
Package source: boostmtree_1.1.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: boostmtree_1.1.0.tgz, r-oldrel: boostmtree_1.1.0.tgz
Old sources: boostmtree archive


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