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birdie 0.6.1

CRAN release: 2024-06-11

  • Switch to an inverse-gamma prior for the random effects scale parameter in the mixed model.
  • Add Jacobian adjustment to mixed model M step to improve accuracy and reduce prior sensitivity.

birdie 0.5.0

  • Gibbs sampler for Categorical-Dirichlet and Normal linear models
  • simulate.bisg() to perform multiple imputation from BISG probabilities

birdie 0.4.0

  • Support for continuous outcomes
  • Support for observation/likelihood weights
  • New method for specifying outcome model type
  • New default empirical Bayes prior for Categorical-Dirichlet model

birdie 0.3.0

  • New interfaces and implementations for BISG
  • New computational backend and interface for BIRDiE models
  • Updated documentation and examples
  • Unit tests for accuracy and usability

birdie 0.1.0

  • Basic BISG functionality and initial model support