mclust: Gaussian Mixture Modelling for Model-Based Clustering, Classification, and Density Estimation

Gaussian finite mixture models fitted via EM algorithm for model-based clustering, classification, and density estimation, including Bayesian regularization, dimension reduction for visualisation, and resampling-based inference.

Version: 5.4
Depends: R (≥ 3.0)
Imports: stats, utils, graphics, grDevices
Suggests: knitr (≥ 1.12), rmarkdown (≥ 0.9), mix (≥ 1.0), geometry (≥ 0.3-6), MASS
Published: 2017-11-22
Author: Chris Fraley [aut], Adrian E. Raftery [aut], Luca Scrucca [aut, cre], Thomas Brendan Murphy [ctb], Michael Fop [ctb]
Maintainer: Luca Scrucca <luca.scrucca at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: yes
Citation: mclust citation info
Materials: NEWS
In views: Cluster, Distributions, Environmetrics, Multivariate
CRAN checks: mclust results


Reference manual: mclust.pdf
Vignettes: A quick tour of mclust
Package source: mclust_5.4.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X El Capitan binaries: r-release: mclust_5.4.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-oldrel: mclust_5.4.tgz
Old sources: mclust archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: BiSEp, clustvarsel, CNprep, GESTr, HDoutliers, LifeTables, LPKsample, MetabolAnalyze, msir, msos, npde, prabclus, probout, qclust, robustDA, Simpsons, SNPMClust, SQN, tclust, Traitspace, upclass, WACS
Reverse imports: BANFF, Bchron, Bclim, beadplexr, BimodalIndex, binnednp, bootcluster, chemometrics, CHMM, ClassDiscovery, Cluster.OBeu, clustMD, CONDOP, ContaminatedMixt, CorReg, cytometree, diceR, FishResp, flexCWM, fmlogcondens, fpc, IMIFA, integIRTy, kamila, ks, KScorrect, MAINT.Data, MEclustnet, mem, MoEClust, optCluster, otrimle, PredPsych, robCompositions, sBIC, SCORPIUS, sigQC, tidyLPA, TipDatingBeast, VBLPCM, vscc, yCrypticRNAs
Reverse suggests: AdaptGauss, broom, ChemometricsWithR, ChemoSpec, clusterfly, clusternomics, clValid, factoextra, HSAUR, HSAUR2, HSAUR3, Infusion, KSD, LogConcDEAD, mixpack, MVA, qVarSel, RankAggreg, rebmix, REdaS, robustfa, rrcov, StatDA, Umpire
Reverse enhances: clue, MixSim


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