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Required software

If you are not familiar with R, check our list of useful commands.

Installation of the fitR package

The simplest way to install the fitR is to use the devtools package:


Then you can check that the installation completed successfully by loading the package into your R session:


To see all the commands available in fitR, have a look at the fitR documentation.


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