# Brodgar software

## What is it?

We first programmed various time series analysis techniques like dynamic
factor analysis, MAFA, chronical clustering and a large number of
multivariate analysis techniques. These were all programmed in FORTRAN, and
a graphical user interface (GUI) around these methods was programmed in the
period 2000-2005. We called it Brodgar.

##
Extending
Brodgar to R

Realizing that learning statistical methodology and programming in R
requires a very steep learning curve, we decided to extend the GUI so that
the user can easily apply graphical data exploration techniques, linear
regression, GLMs, GAMs, mixed modeling, classification trees, power
analysis, etc.

## How to get Brodgar

The package (and its manual) can be downloaded from
www.brodgar.com. The
site also has various examples. In fact, most of the analyses described in
our books can be carried out with Brodgar.