To cite `spam` in publications use:

Furrer R, Flury R, Gerber F (2022).

spam: SPArse Matrix. R package version 2.8-0, https://CRAN.R-project.org/package=spam.

Furrer R, Sain SR (2010). “spam: A Sparse Matrix R Package with Emphasis on MCMC Methods for Gaussian Markov Random Fields.”

Journal of Statistical Software,36(10), 1–25. doi: 10.18637/jss.v036.i10.

Gerber F, Furrer R (2015). “Pitfalls in the Implementation of Bayesian Hierarchical Modeling of Areal Count Data: An Illustration Using BYM and Leroux Models.”

Journal of Statistical Software, Code Snippets,63(1), 1–32. doi: 10.18637/jss.v063.c01.

Gerber F, Moesinger K, Furrer R (2017). “Extending R packages to support 64-bit compiled code: An illustration with spam64 and GIMMS NDVI3g data.”

Computer & Geoscience,104, 109–119. ISSN 0098-3004, doi: 10.1016/j.cageo.2016.11.015.

Corresponding BibTeX entries:

@Manual{, year = {2022}, title = {{spam}: SPArse Matrix}, author = {Reinhard Furrer and Roman Flury and Florian Gerber}, note = {R package version 2.8-0}, url = {https://CRAN.R-project.org/package=spam}, }

@Article{, title = {{spam}: A Sparse Matrix {R} Package with Emphasis on {MCMC} Methods for {G}aussian {M}arkov Random Fields}, author = {Reinhard Furrer and Stephan R. Sain}, journal = {Journal of Statistical Software}, year = {2010}, volume = {36}, number = {10}, pages = {1--25}, doi = {10.18637/jss.v036.i10}, }

@Article{, title = {Pitfalls in the Implementation of {B}ayesian Hierarchical Modeling of Areal Count Data: An Illustration Using {BYM} and {L}eroux Models}, author = {Florian Gerber and Reinhard Furrer}, journal = {Journal of Statistical Software, Code Snippets}, year = {2015}, volume = {63}, number = {1}, pages = {1--32}, doi = {10.18637/jss.v063.c01}, }

@Article{, title = {Extending {R} packages to support 64-bit compiled code: An illustration with spam64 and {GIMMS} {NDVI3g} data}, author = {Florian Gerber and Kaspar Moesinger and Reinhard Furrer}, journal = {Computer & Geoscience}, year = {2017}, volume = {104}, pages = {109--119}, issn = {0098-3004}, doi = {10.1016/j.cageo.2016.11.015}, }