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About Picante

The Picante package provides tools for Phylocom integration, community analyses, null-models, traits and evolution in R.

The package includes functions for analyzing the phylogenetic and trait diversity of ecological communities, comparative analyses, and the display and manipulation of phenotypic and phylogenetic data.

Package maintainer: Steven Kembel

Developers: Peter Cowan, Matthew Helmus, Steven Kembel

Contributors: David Ackerly, Simon Blomberg, Will Cornwell, Peter Cowan, Matthew Helmus, Steven Kembel, Helene Morlon, Cam Webb

Development of picante has been supported by NSERC, NESCent, the Google Summer of Code, and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.

Thanks to Jonathan Davies, Kyle Dexter, Catherine Graham, Nathaniel Hallinan, Nick Matzke, Alain Paquette, Emmanuel Paradis, Juan Parra, Dan Rabosky, and Marten Winter for feedback and bug reports. Thanks to R-Forge for hosting the project.


Current features

Obtaining picante

Obtaining help and more information about picante

There is a package vignette with more information about Picante data formats and analysis examples. Download it here, or type vignette("picante-intro") to view within R.

Visit the project summary page for bug reporting, feature requests, discussions, mailing lists, and access to the source code. If you have problems or questions about the code, please read the function documentation ( help(picante) ), and get in touch with us using one of the above methods.

Citing picante

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Release history

Picante: the movie

If you liked the software, you'll love this movie depicting the history of Picante development from version 0.0 to 1.0!

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