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RcppArmadillo 0.1.0

March 11, 2010
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Besides the new RcppExamples, another new package RcppArmadillo got spun out of Rcpp with the recent release 0.7.8 of Rcpp. Romain and I already had an example of a simple but fast linear model fit using the (very clever) Armadillo C++ library by Conr...

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RcppExamples 0.1.0

March 10, 2010
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Version 0.1.0 of RcppExamples, a simple demo package for Rcpp should appear on CRAN some time tomorrow. As mentioned in the post about release 0.7.8 of Rcpp, Romain and I carved this out of Rcpp itself to provide a cleaner separation of code that impl...

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Rcpp 0.7.8

March 9, 2010
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Version 0.7.8 of the Rcpp R / C++ interface classes is now on CRAN and in Debian. As of right now. Debian has already built packages for eight more architectures; and CRAN has built the Windows binary. Oh, and cran2deb had Debian packages for 'testing'...

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R and Sudoku solvers: Plus ca change…

February 25, 2010
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Christian Robert blogged about a particularly heavy-handed solution to last Sunday's Sudoku puzzle in Le Monde. That had my symapthy as I like evolutionary computing methods, and his chart is rather pretty. From there, this spread on to the REvolutions...

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U of C ACM talk

February 18, 2010
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Fellow GSoC mentor and local ACM masterminder Borja Sotomayor had invited me a few months ago to give a talk at the ACM chapter at the University of Chicago. Today was the day, and the slides from the 50-minutes talk on R and extending R with Rcpp are ...

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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 0.7.6

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 0.7.5

February 9, 2010
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A new release of our Rcpp R / C++ interface classes is now out, the version number is 0.7.5. It comes on the heels of the release 0.7.4 and keeps with our semi-frantic schedule of releases every ten or so days going. The package is now on CRAN and Debi...

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R / Finance 2010 Open for Registration

February 5, 2010
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The annoucement below went out to R-SIG-Finance earlier today. For information is as usual the the R / Finance 2010 page: Now open for registrations: R / Finance 2010: Applied Finance with R April 16 and 17, 2010 Chicago, IL, USA The second annual ...

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RProtoBuf 0.1-0

February 3, 2010
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Romain uploaded our first release of RProtoBuf to CRAN yesterday. RProtoBuf provides bindings for GNU R to the Google Protobuf implementation. Google Protobuf is (and I quote) a way of encoding structured data in an efficient yet extensible format that...

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