qlaci R Package for Designing Adaptive Interventions Public

The qlaci (Q-learning with adaptive confidence intervals) R package can be used with data from a sequential, multiple assignment, randomized trial (SMART) to design an adaptive intervention.

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qlaci R Package for Designing Adaptive Interventions

Overview

The qlaci (Q-learning with adaptive confidence intervals) R package can be used with data from a sequential, multiple assignment, randomized trial (SMART) to design an adaptive intervention. The qlaci R package requires R 2.15, available for free download. This is the recommended platform for running this package.

Downloads

  • For Windows: qlaci_1.0.zip
  • For UNIX & Macs: qlaci_1.0.tar.gz
  • Users' Guide: qlaci-R-Package-vignette.pdf

Windows users:

Download qlaci.zip, a binary package. Make sure to use the exact file name "qlaci.zip".

UNIX & Mac users:
Download qlaci.tar.gz and install as a source package.
run R CMD INSTALL qlaci.tar.gz

Recommended Citations

Ertefaie, A., Deng, K., Wagner, A. T., & Murphy, S. A. (2014). qlaci R package for using q-learning to construct adaptive interventions using data from a SMART (Version 1.0). University Park: The Methodology Center, Penn State. Available from methodology.psu.edu.

qlaci R package (Version 1.0) [Software]. (2014). University Park: The Methodology Center, Penn State. Retrieved from methodology.psu.edu