The profoc Package

An R package for probabilistic forecast combination

Lifecycle: stable

The primary function online can be used to combine probabilistic forecasts using the CRPS learning algorithm introduced in Berrisch, Ziel (2021): Pre-Print, Publication. The function batch can be used in a similar way for batch optimization. Common methods like summary, print, plot, update, and predict are available.


Install from CRAN

You can install the latest stable release from CRAN using:


Install from GitHub

You can install the latest stable release from GitHub using:

# install.packages("remotes")

You can install the latest development version from GitHub using:

# install.packages("remotes")


You can find the documentation at

Contributions and Issues

Feel free to raise an issue if you find something not working properly.

You are very welcome to contribute to profoc. Please base your pull requests on the develop branch.


GNU General Public License (≥ 3)