Package List and First Steps
Rethomics works as a collection of interconnected packages. Here is a list of all our packages so far (as well as their individual PDF documentation, description and status).
|behavr||Canonical Data Structure for Behavioural Data|
|ggetho||Visualisation of High-Throughput Behavioural (i.e. Ethomics) Data|
|damr||Interface to Drosophila Activity Monitor System Result Files|
|scopr||Read Ethoscope Data|
|sleepr||Analyse Activity and Sleep Behaviour|
|zeitgebr||Analysis of Circadian Behaviours|
You may have noticed, in the table above, that some packages are on the CRAN (the official
R package repository).
Therefore, we can use
R’s default tools to install them.
behavr, can simply be installed with:
For packages that are not on CRAN, or if you want the very latest snapshot of a package, you can use
First, install and load it:
You should see a warning message saying something like
"GitHub repo contains submodules, [...]", which is fine.
Beyond that, ensure you have no error messages.
devtool is a package that simplifies installation of unofficial packages (for instance hosted on github) like
behavr, you would run:
In the same way, you could install other
rethomics packages by changing
"behavr" for another package name.
For instance, you could install