Package pbj details

Parametric Bootstrap Joint Testing Procedures for Neuroimaging

These parametric bootstrap joint (PBJ) inference procedures are designed for the analysis of neuroimaging data. The statistical tools are more generally applicable, but this package is designed to allow input and output data for (Neuroimaging Informatics Technology Initiative) NIfTI images. The PBJ tools are designed for voxel-wise and cluster-extent hypothesis testing methods and include semi-PBJ (sPBJ) inference that is robust to variance misspecification using an estimating equations approach. For details, see Vandekar, Simon N., Satterthwaite, Theodore D., Xia, Cedric H., Ruparel, Kosha, Gur, Ruben C., Gur, Raquel E., Shinohara, Russell T. 2019. "Robust Spatial Extent Inference with a Semiparametric Bootstrap Joint Testing Procedure". Biometrics. (in press) and Vandekar, Simon N., Satterthwaite, Theodore D. and Rosen, Adon and Ciric, Rastko and Roalf, David R. and Ruparel, Kosha and Gur, Ruben C. and Gur, Raquel E. and Shinohara, Russell T.. 2018. "Faster family-wise error control for neuroimaging with a parametric bootstrap". Biostatistics. 19(4):497-513.

Maintainer: Simon Vandekar < simon.vandekar at >


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# Default Install

# from GitHub
neuro_install('pbj', release = "stable", release_repo = "github")
neuro_install('pbj', release = "current", release_repo = "github")

More detailed installation instructions can be found here.


Initially submitted on April 19 2019 11:24AM
Last updated on March 31 2021 10:00AM
Package type standard
Source GitHub GitHub
Neuroconductor GitHub GitHub
DependsR (3.3)
Importsabind, fslr, mgcv, mmand, parallel, RNifti, R.rsp, utils
LinkingToRcpp (0.12.18), RcppArmadillo
Suggestsknitr, rmarkdown