BACprior-package {BACprior}R Documentation

Choice of the Hyperparameter Omega in the Bayesian Adjustment for Confounding (BAC) Algorithm


The BACprior package contains functions to help the user select the omega value appearing in the BAC prior distribution of the covariate inclusion indicators of the outcome and exposure models.


Package: BACprior
Type: Package
Version: 2.1.1
Date: 2023-10-10
License: GPL (>=2)


Denis Talbot, Genevieve Lefebvre, Juli Atherton.

Maintainer: Denis Talbot


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