Boom: Bayesian Object Oriented Modeling

A C++ library for Bayesian modeling, with an emphasis on Markov chain Monte Carlo. Although boom contains a few R utilities (mainly plotting functions), its primary purpose is to install the BOOM C++ library on your system so that other packages can link against it.

Version: 0.5
Depends: MASS, R (≥ 3.1.0)
LinkingTo: BH (≥ 1.15.0-2)
Published: 2016-08-18
Author: Steven L. Scott is the sole author and creator of the BOOM project. Some code in the BOOM libraries has been modified from other open source projects. These include Cephes (obtained from Netlib, written by Stephen L. Moshier), NEWUOA (M.J.D Powell, obtained from Powell's web site), and a modified version of the R math libraries (R core development team). Original copyright notices have been maintained in all source files. In these cases, copyright claimed by Steven L. Scott is limited to modifications made to the original code.
Maintainer: Steve Scott <stevescott at>
License: LGPL-2.1 | file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: yes
SystemRequirements: GNU Make, C++11
In views: Bayesian
CRAN checks: Boom results


Reference manual: Boom.pdf
Package source: Boom_0.5.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: Boom_0.5.tgz, r-oldrel: Boom_0.5.tgz
Old sources: Boom archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: BoomSpikeSlab, bsts
Reverse linking to: bsts


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