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Table 3 General features of popular regression packages

From: A review of spline function procedures in R

Package Downloads Vignette Book Website Datasets
quantreg 5099669 X X   8
survival 3511997 X X   38
mgcv 3217720 X X   2
gbm 668984    X 0
VGAM 662399 X X X 50
gam 459497   X X 4
gamlss 210761 X X X 43
  1. Downloads refer to the number of times a package has been downloaded (starting from 26-06-2013 up to 15-11-2018), not unique users. Also general information about whether the package has a vignette, a book or a website. Last column presents the number of real datasets available with the package