linelist provides a framework for sensible data standardisation for tabular linelist data commonly used in outbreak analysis. This includes functionality for guessing dates, cleaning non-standard variable names, and defining a data dictionary.
Installing the package
To install the current stable, CRAN version of the package, type:
To benefit from the latest features and bug fixes, install the development, github version of the package using:
Note that this requires the package devtools installed.
Main visible functions of the package
The main functions of the package include:
clean_data() will standardise variable names by removing spaces and extra punctuation, attempt to parse dates with a given tolerance, and convert all characters to the closest ASCII approximation
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