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RcppArmadillo 0.4.300.0

A new release 4.300 of Armadillo, the templated C++ library for linear algebra, was released by Conrad a few days ago. As usual, this was rolled up in a new RcppArmadillo release 0.4.300.0 which is now on CRAN and in Debian. This release brings ni...

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RcppSMC 0.1.3 and 0.1.4

The very useful Valgrind tool had flagged an actual error in the package which the CRAN maintainers asked us to address. This was followed by a minor brown-bad oversight of a missing delete, also tagged by Valgrind. Both are pretty ancient bugs whic...

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BH release 1.54.0-2

April 14, 2014
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Yesterday's release of RcppBDT 0.2.3 lead to an odd build error. If one used at the same time a 32-bit OS, a compiler as recent as g++ 4.7 and the Boost 1.54.0 headers (directly or via the BH package) then the file lexical_cast.hpp barked and failed t...

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RcppBDT 0.2.3

April 13, 2014
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A new release of the RcppBDT package is now on CRAN. Several new modules were added; the package can now work on dates, date durations, "ptime" (aka posix time), and timezones. Most interesting may be the fact that ptime is configured to use 96 bi...

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RcppCNPy 0.2.3

April 10, 2014
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R 3.1.0 came out today. Among the (impressive and long as usual) list of changes is the added ability to specify CXX_STD = CXX11 in order to get C++11 (or the best available subset on older compilers). This brings a number of changes and opportunitie...

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BH release 1.54.0-1

April 8, 2014
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A new release of the BH package is now on CRAN and its mirrors. BH provides (a sizeable subset of) the Boost library for C++, particularly (large) parts delivered as pure template headers not requiring linking. See the BH page for more details. ...

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RcppArmadillo 0.4.200.0

April 7, 2014
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Conrad released a new upstream release 4.200 for Armadillo, his templated C++ library for linear algebra, earlier today. As usual, this was rolled up in a new RcppArmadillo release 0.4.200.0; I had actually made two pre-releases leading up his 4.20...

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R / Finance 2014 Open for Registration

March 29, 2014
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The annoucement below just went to the R-SIG-Finance list. More information is as usual at the R / Finance page: Now open for registrations: R / Finance 2014: Applied Finance with R May 16 and 17, 2014 Chicago, IL, USA The reg...

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Upcoming Rcpp talks and workshops

March 27, 2014
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A number of talks about Rcpp are scheduled over the next couple of months: Our sixth internation conference R/Finance, will take place May 16 and 17, 2014, at UIC in Chicago. See the current draft agenda for details of the program---whic...

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RProtoBuf 0.4.1

March 25, 2014
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A new bug-fix release release 0.4.1 of RProtoBuf, is now on CRAN. RProtoBuf provides GNU R bindings for the Google Protocol Buffers ("Protobuf") data encoding library used and released by Google, and deployed as a language and operating-system agno...

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