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The new R compiler package in R 2.13.0: Some first experiments

April 12, 2011
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R 2.13.0 will be released tomorrow. It contains a new package by R Core member Luke Tierney: compiler. What a simple and straightforward name, and something that Luke has been working on for several years. The NEWS file says o Package compiler is now provided as a standard package. See ...

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Review of ‘R in a Nutshell’ by J Adler now in JSS

April 7, 2011
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Volume 40 of of the (electronic) Journal of Statistical Software just came out. It contains my short review of Josef Adler's already pretty popular R in a Nutshell from O'Reilly. You can my review as a pdf via this local preprint, or by visiting the ...

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Review of ‘R in a Nutshell’ by J Adler now in JSS

April 7, 2011
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Volume 40 of of the (electronic) Journal of Statistical Software just came out. It contains my short review of Josef Adler's already pretty popular R in a Nutshell from O'Reilly. You can my review as a pdf via this local preprint, or by visiting the ...

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RcppClassic 0.9.1

April 7, 2011
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Another pure maintenance release, this time of RcppClassic, the package supporting the deprecated older classic Rcpp API defined in the earlier 2005 to 2006 releases, is now on CRAN It contains no new code, but smoothes one or two edges in the buil...

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Rcpp workshop / master class on April 28 in Chicago

April 6, 2011
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I realized I never announced this on the blog, so without further ado.... Rcpp Workshop in Chicago on April 28, 2011 This year's R/Finance conference will be preceded by a full-day masterclass on Rcpp and related topics which will be held on...

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RcppGSL 0.1.1

April 6, 2011
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A pure maintenance release of RcppGSL---our interface package between R and the GNU GSL using our Rcpp package for seamless R and C++ integration---is now on CRAN It contains no new code, but smoothes one or two edges in the build process and noti...

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Rcpp 0.9.3

April 5, 2011
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A brand new and shiny 0.9.3 release of Rcpp is now on CRAN and Debian. This version contains an actual bug fix for Rcpp modules and a few build improvements, including for both clang/llvm and g++-4.6 (which, being in Debian, is already used for c...

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RQuantLib 0.3.7

April 4, 2011
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A build-fix release RQuantLib 0.3.7 is now on CRAN and in Debian. RQuantLib combines (some of) the quantitative analytics of QuantLib with the R statistical computing environment and language. Thanks to the help by Brian Ripley (who compiled Quan...

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RcppArmadillo 0.2.18

April 4, 2011
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Conrad Sanderson made a bug-fix release (1.1.92) by for his wonderful Armadillo templated C++ library for linear algebra appeared yesterday and as usual a new release 0.2.18 of RcppArmadillo, our Rcpp-based integration into R is now on CRAN mirrors. ...

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R inside Qt: A simple RInside application

March 25, 2011
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R inside Qt: A simple RInside application

The RInside package makes it pretty simple and straightforward to embed R, the wonderful statistical programming environment and language, inside of a C++ application. This uses both the robust embedding API provided by R itself, and the higher-level...

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