Monthly Archives: February 2010

Bay Area meet-up Tuesday: John Chambers speaks, cocktail reception

February 15, 2010
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At tomorrow's meeting of the Bay Area R User's Group, ACM Software Systems award winner and R Core Group member John Chambers will give a keynote talk on the R language. The talk, titled Interfaces and Paradigms, will explore choices for computing with data with visits along the way to the history of R, reasons for the growth of...

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Rcpp 0.7.7

February 14, 2010
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pre{ border: 1px solid black ; font-size: small ; }A good 2 days after 0.7.6 was released, here comes Rcpp 0.7.7. The reason for this release is that a subtle bug installed itself and we did not catch it in timeThe new version also includes ...

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Rcpp 0.7.7

February 14, 2010
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Version 0.7.7, a shiny new bug fix release of Rcpp, our set of R / C++ interface classes, just arrived on CRAN and in Debian. The Language class had a real bug leading to this new release just two days after 0.7.6. 0.7.7 2010-02-14 o new template cla...

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Rcpp 0.7.7

February 14, 2010
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Version 0.7.7, a shiny new bug fix release of Rcpp, our set of R / C++ interface classes, just arrived on CRAN and in Debian. The Language class had a real bug leading to this new release just two days after 0.7.6.0.7.7 2010-02-14o new te...

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Cure model using R

February 13, 2010
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Cure model using R

The package "nltm" seems to be able to estimate proportional hazard and proportional odds cure models. I will do some experiments and see how it goes.

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Rcpp 0.7.6

February 13, 2010
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The new 0.7.6 release of Rcpp, our set of R / C++ interface classes, is now at CRAN and Debian. This comes just a few days after 0.7.5 as we had made a mistake in Makefile.win which is now fixed. A few other things sneaked in while were at it, see the ...

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Rcpp 0.7.6

February 13, 2010
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The new 0.7.6 release of Rcpp, our set of R / C++ interface classes, is now at CRAN and Debian. This comes just a few days after 0.7.5 as we had made a mistake in Makefile.win which is now fixed. A few other things sneaked in while were at it, see th...

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highlight 0.1-5

February 13, 2010
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pre{ border: 1px solid black ; font-size: small; }I've pushed the version 0.1-5 of highlight to CRAN, it should be available in a couple of days.This version fixes highlighting of code when one wants to display the prompt and the continue pr...

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Rcpp 0.7.6

February 13, 2010
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Rcpp 0.7.6 was released yesterday. This is mostly a maintenance update since the version 0.7.5 had some very minor issues on windows, but we still managed however to include some new things as well.Vectors can now use name based indexing. This i...

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Exact Complexity of Mergesort, and an R Regression Oddity

February 13, 2010
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Exact Complexity of Mergesort, and an R Regression Oddity

It’s nice to be back after a pretty crazy two weeks or so. Let me start off by stating that this blog post is simply me pondering and may not be correct. Feel free to comment on inaccuracies or improvements! In preparation for an exam and my natural tendencies to be masochistic, I am forcing myself to find the exact...

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