gaselect R package

This R package implements a genetic algorithm (GA) for variable selection as described in Kepplinger, D., Filzmoser, P., and Varmuza, K. (2017). Variable selection with genetic algorithms using repeated cross-validation of PLS regression models as fitness measure.


To install the latest release from CRAN, run the following R code in the R console:


The most recent stable version as well as the developing version might not yet be available on CRAN. These can be directly installed from github using the devtools package:

# Install the most recent stable version:
# Install the (unstable) develop version:
install_github('dakep/gaselect', ref = 'develop')