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RInside release 0.2.0

December 22, 2009
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RInside, a set of convenience classes to facilitate embedding of R inside of C++ applications, was updated to release 0.2.0 over the weekend. Sources as well as binary packages are at CRAN; sources are also at my RInside page The biggest news is that ...

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Rcpp and inline example

December 20, 2009
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Following up on yesterday's Rcpp 0.7.0 release, here is a quick example of why the new feastures can be so useful. The following R code defines a character variable gslrng. This variable contains a short C++ code segment, which is then transformed by ...

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Rcpp 0.7.0

December 19, 2009
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A new release of Rcpp awaits inclusion on CRAN and has also been sent as a .deb to Debian. It will hit mirrors over the next few days, in the meantime you can get it here as well. This release has a couple new features : inline support: the cfunction...

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RQuantLib 0.3.1 released

December 13, 2009
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A new version of RQuantLib is now out at CRAN and in Debian. It updates the package to the 0.9.9 release of QuantLib and is mostly a maintenance release with a few minor fixes along the way. Full changelog details, examples and more details about this...

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digest 0.4.2

December 6, 2009
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digest version 0.4.2 is now on CRAN. This new version features a fix by Henrik Bengtsson who also joined the R-Forge-hosted digest project.

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Updated slides for ‘Introduction to HPC with R’ (now with correct URLs)

December 1, 2009
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This is an updated version of yesterday's post with corrected URLs -- by copy-and-pasting I had still referenced the previous slides from UseR! 2009 in Rennes instead of last Friday's slides from the ISM presentation in Tokyo. The presentations page ha...

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Rcpp 0.6.8

November 10, 2009
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As memtioned when I announced release 0.6.7 of Rcpp two days ago, a new version 0.6.8 was due because of my oversight of also adapting Makevars.win (used on that other OS) to the new file layout. So 0.6.8 went onto CRAN and into Debian earlier in the ...

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R / Finance 2010 Call for Papers

November 9, 2009
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Jeff sent the following while I had connectivity issues and I hadn't gotten around to posting it here. So without further ado, and given the success of our initial R / Finance 2009 conference about R in Finance, here is the call for papers for next sp...

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Rcpp 0.6.7

November 8, 2009
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Version 0.6.7 of the Rcpp package---a set of C++ classes making it easier to glue C/C++ code to R---is now on CRAN and Debian. This is a fairly incremental release that contains just a few small changes that arose since the previous release in August. ...

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Adventures with Comcast: Part ohnoesnotanotherone in an ongoing series

October 31, 2009
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Regular readers of this blog (yes, both of you!) may remember the computer/broadband/ directory that this post appears in as the collection of my Comcastic (yeah right) experiences with my ISP. But I think this week may top everything. I'll just try t...

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