RLumShiny: A graphical user interface for the R Package 'Luminescence'

Christoph Burow, Sebastian Kreutzer, Michael Dietze, Margret C. Fuchs, Manfred Fischer, Christoph Schmidt, Helmut Brűckner

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Since the release of the R package ’Luminescence’ in 2012 the functionality of the package has been greatly enhanced by implementing further functions for measurement data processing, statistical analysis and graphical output. Along with the accompanying increase in complexity of the package, working with the command-line interface of R can be tedious, especially for users without previous experience in programming languages. Here, we present a collection of interactive web applications that provide a user-friendly graphical user interface for the ’Luminescence’ package. These applications can be accessed over the internet or used on a local computer using the R package ’RLumShiny’. A short installation and usage guide is accompanied by the presentation of two exemplary applications
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)22-32
Number of pages11
JournalAncient TL
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 31 Dec 2016
Externally publishedYes


  • abanico plot
  • software
  • GUI
  • luminescence dating
  • cosmic dose rate
  • R


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