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The book Flexible Regression and Smoothing: Using GAMLSS in R is just published by CRC Press.  The R code of the examples in the book is given here.

A very  old draft version of the book is given here.

Two other  books on GAMLSS are in preparation

  1. Distributions for Location Scale and Shape,: Using  GAMLSS in R  (Here it is  old draft version under an different title)
  2.  Generalized Additive Models for Location Scale and Shape: A Distributional Regression Approach


The GAMLSS vignettes

More example for using GAMLSS (to complement the book) can be found in the following vignettes:

The GAMLSS R reference card

The gamlss packages reference card is available here

Each packages has its individual help files. Here is a list of what users may find useful.

Manuals and Booklets from past short courses
  • The second edition of the manual of the gamlss package in pdf form. This is a good starting point covering most of the topics of the original gamlss package but it is now dated since was created in 2008.
  • The Journal of Statistical Software which has a brief introduction to GAMLSS and shows how the models can be used in practice.
  • Course notes from the Utrecht 2008 short course on GAMLSS.
  • Course notes from the Lancaster 2009 short course.
  • The notes for the Athens 2010 short course can be downloaded here (12 MB) 

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