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An R package for chronological Bayesian models integrated for Optically Stimulated (OSL) Luminescence Dating


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Please note that you need to have JAGS installed on your computer


The package comes without any guarantee!

Please further note that this version is a development version and may change day by day. For stable branches please visit the package on CRAN ‘BayLum’.


The development of 'BayLum' was supported by LabEx LaScArBx (ANR -n.ANR-10-LABX-52) between 2015 and 2018 (in particular through the MAM and COVADIM projects).


This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.