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Informative Hypotheses


GORIC (Generalized Order-Restricted Information Criterion) is a software package that calculates a generalization of the Akaike information criterion for traditional and order restricted hypotheses.
GORIC is licensed under the GNU General Public License Version >=2

Click here to download the stand-alone version of  GORIC
Click here to download GORIC with a Windows user interface.
Click here to visit the download page of the R-package for GORIC

If you use GORIC you give credits to the developers by referring to:

  • Kuiper, R. M., & Hoijtink, H. (2013). A Fortran 90 program for the generalization of the order restricted information criterion. Journal of Statistical Software, 54(8)1-19.

Other GORIC literature:

  • Kuiper, R.M., Hoijtink, H. and Silvapulle, M.J. (2011). An Akaike type information criterion for model selection under inequality constraints. Biometrika, 98, 495-501. doi: 10.1093/biomet/asr002
  • Kuiper, R.M., Hoijtink, H. and Silvapulle, M.J. (2012). Generalization of the order restricted information criterion for multivariate normal linear models. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 142, 2454-2463. doi: 10.1016/j.jspi.2012.03.007