ooacquire 0.1.4.9003

Fix “breaking” bug causing fatal errors after package ‘Rcpp’ was updated, and many non-breaking but important bugs.

Several improvements aiming at continuing the expanding the support to different Ocean Optics spectrometers, and to the documentation.

  •  Fix serious bug that triggered a fatal error with current version of ‘Rcpp’.
  • Add functions choose_sr_interactive() and choose_ch_interactive() and revise acq_irrad_interactive() and acq_fraction_interactive() to make use of them.
  •  Add fields to the instrument descriptor to store the numeric coefficients in addition to functions for non-linearity and wavelength calibrations.
  • Add pre-built calibrations and methods for our Jaz instrument.
  • Update and expand the vignettes and examples.

This version of the package is available through the r4photobiology repository  and through Bitbucket.

Please raise issues concerning bugs or enhancements to this package through Bitbucket at https://bitbucket.org/aphalo/ooacquire/issues

ooacquire 0.1.2

This is the second release of package ‘ooacquire’. It is an important update as it include bug fixes and enhancements which have some (minor) effect on the calculated spectral values. The update also removes some spurious warnings and has additional documentation, although not yet in final form.This package allows the acquisition of spectral data from spectrometers from Ocean Optics connected through the OmniDriver run-time, which is available at no cost from Ocean Optics. The current version implements several corrections and measuring protocols unavailable elsewhere in a single modular framework. Some of these cannot be used off-the-shelf as they require the characterisation and calibration of each individual spectrometer, so as to obtain usable values for constants. However, once these constants are available they can be passed as data arguments without need to modify the package itself. Functions are provided for spectral irradiance, spectral transmittance and spectral reflectance measurements. As transmittance and reflectance measurements are normally done relative to reference objects the calibration requirements are less involved than for spectral irradiance.

The package is available through r4photobiology repository.

Please raise issues concerning bugs or enhancements to this package through Bitbucket at https://bitbucket.org/aphalo/ooacquire/issues