NEWS R Documentation

## News for Package carat

### version 1.0 (May 4th, 2020)

• This version is the released version of carat.

• Due to the limitation of R on OpenMP, the OpenMP-supported version, named caratOMP, can be loaded via (carat).

### version 1.1 (May 15th, 2020)

• A small modification was added to the function getData.

### version 1.2 (August 31th, 2020)

• A our own defined class plotrandtest was added and applied to the function rand.test.

• The option plot was delected in rand.test.

• Character strings were directly used as arguments values for method and test of the testing functions and getData.

• We standardized the usual function to check if an object has from a specific class in the function compRand, using is().

• We corrected the man pages of the corresponding randomization functions, such as PocSimMIN.

• The underlying S3 methods are not exported to users.

• The generation of names vector in getData was altered.

• All of the modifications are consistent with the OpenMP-supported version in (carat).

### version 1.3 (September 10th, 2020)

• A small modification was added to the function evalRand.

• The modification is consistent with the OpenMP-supported version in (carat).

### version 1.4 (September 26th, 2020)

• References were added to the man files.

• The modification is consistent with the OpenMP-supported version in (carat).

### version 1.5 (July 25th, 2021)

• Some modifications were added to Remark Index, including modifications in functions of nameString, PreProcess, print.carandom, and print.careval.

### version 2.0 (August 25th, 2021)

• Some modifications were added to Remark Index to fixed some issues, including modifications in functions of print.carandom, and print.careval.

### version 2.0.1 (September 29th, 2021)

• Rectified the error in print.carandom about misplacement between the mean absolute within-stratum imbalance and the mean absolute within-covariate-margin imbalance.

### version 2.0.2 (October 16th, 2021)

• Rectified some issues.

### version 2.1.0 (November 29th, 2022)

• Adapted the function getData to a version for covariates with multiple levels without adding any input parameters.