Project Status: WIP – Initial development is in progress, but there has not yet been a stable, usable release suitable for the public.

Exploration and analysis of compositional data in the framework of Aitchison (1986). This package provides tools for chemical fingerprinting and source tracking of ancient materials.

Initial development is in progress.


You can install the released version of nexus from CRAN with:

And the development version from GitHub with:

# install.packages("remotes")


Please note that the nexus project is released with a Contributor Code of Conduct. By contributing to this project, you agree to abide by its terms.


This work received a state financial support managed by the Agence Nationale de la Recherche (France) through the programs Investissements d’avenir (ref. ANR-10-LABX-52) and IRANGKOR (ref. ANR-14-CE31-0007).