babette: Control 'BEAST2'

'BEAST2' (<>) is a widely used Bayesian phylogenetic tool, that uses DNA/RNA/protein data and many model priors to create a posterior of jointly estimated phylogenies and parameters. 'BEAST2' is commonly accompanied by 'BEAUti 2', 'Tracer' and 'DensiTree'. 'babette' provides for an alternative workflow of using all these tools separately. This allows doing complex Bayesian phylogenetics easily and reproducibly from 'R'.

Version: 2.3.2
Depends: beautier (≥ 2.6.5), beastier (≥ 2.4.10), mauricer (≥ 2.5), R (≥ 3.5.0), tracerer
Imports: phangorn, remotes, stringr, xml2
Suggests: ape, curl, ggplot2, hunspell, knitr, lintr, markdown, nLTT, rappdirs, rmarkdown, spelling, testthat (≥ 2.1.0)
Published: 2022-08-12
Author: Richèl J.C. Bilderbeek ORCID iD [aut, cre], Joëlle Barido-Sottani [rev] (Joëlle reviewed the package for rOpenSci, see, David Winter [rev] (David reviewed the package for rOpenSci, see, Jason Griffiths ORCID iD [ctb], Giovanni Laudanno [ctb]
Maintainer: Richèl J.C. Bilderbeek <richel at>
License: GPL-3
URL: (website)
NeedsCompilation: no
SystemRequirements: BEAST2 (
Language: en-US
Citation: babette citation info
CRAN checks: babette results


Reference manual: babette.pdf
Vignettes: babette demo
Nested Sampling
babette: Step by Step
babette Tutorial


Package source: babette_2.3.2.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): babette_2.3.2.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): babette_2.3.2.tgz, r-release (x86_64): babette_2.3.2.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): babette_2.3.2.tgz
Old sources: babette archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: pirouette
Reverse imports: mcbette, nodeSub


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