How to cite the R package alpaca

alpaca is a popular R package that is available at https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/alpaca/index.html. By citing R packages in your paper you lay the grounds for others to be able to reproduce your analysis and secondly you are acknowledging the time and work people have spent creating the package.

APA citation

Formatted according to the APA Publication Manual 7th edition. Simply copy it to the references page as is.

APA

The minimal requirement is to cite the R package in text along with the version number. Additionally, you can include the reference list entry the authors of the alpaca package have suggested.

Example of an in-text citation

Analysis of the data was done using the alpaca package (v0.3.3; Stammann, 2018).

Reference list entry

Stammann, A. (2018). Fast and Feasible Estimation of Generalized Linear Models with High-Dimensional k-way Fixed Effects. In ArXiv e-prints. https://arxiv.org/pdf/1707.01815.pdf

Vancouver citation

Formatted according to Vancouver style. Simply copy it to the references section as is.

Vancouver

Example of an in-text citation

Analysis of the data was done using the alpaca package v0.3.3 (1).

Reference list entry

1.

Stammann A. Fast and Feasible Estimation of Generalized Linear Models with High-Dimensional k-way Fixed Effects [Internet]. ArXiv e-prints. 2018. Available from: https://arxiv.org/pdf/1707.01815.pdf

BibTeX

Reference entry in BibTeX format. Simply copy it to your favorite citation manager.

BibTeX
@MISC{Stammann2018-vz,
  title   = "Fast and Feasible Estimation of Generalized Linear Models with
             {High-Dimensional} k-way Fixed Effects",
  author  = "Stammann, Amrei",
  journal = "ArXiv e-prints",
  year    =  2018,
  url     = "https://arxiv.org/pdf/1707.01815.pdf"
}

RIS

Reference entry in RIS format. Simply copy it to your favorite citation manager.

RIS
TY  - MISC
AU  - Stammann, Amrei
TI  - Fast and Feasible Estimation of Generalized Linear Models with
      High-Dimensional k-way Fixed Effects
T2  - ArXiv e-prints
PY  - 2018
DA  - 2018
UR  - https://arxiv.org/pdf/1707.01815.pdf
ER  - 

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alpaca R package release history

VersionRelease date
0.3.22020-01-12
0.3.12019-05-24
0.32019-05-15
0.22018-07-31