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RcppArmadillo 0.3.6.1

December 17, 2012
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A first minor bug-fix update by Conrad to the 3.6 series of Armadillo arrived today as version 3.6.1, and we prepared a corresponding version 0.3.6.1 of RcppArmadillo, our wrapper for R and Armadillo. This is now on CRAN, and the changes are summari...

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Rcpp attributes: Even easier integration of GSL code into R

December 8, 2012
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Rcpp attributes: Even easier integration of GSL code into R

Following the Rcpp 0.10.0 release, I had written about simulating pi easily by using the wonderful new Rcpp Attributes feature. Now with Rcpp 0.10.1 released a good week ago, it is time to look at how Rcpp Attributes can help with external libraries. As this posts aims to show, it is a breeze! One key aspect is the use of...

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RcppArmadillo 0.3.6.0

December 7, 2012
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Conrad launched the 3.6 series of Armadillo earlier today with a first 3.6.0 release. So RcppArmadillo, our wrapper for R and Armadillo, is now on CRAN with its corresponding version 0.3.6.0. No R level or interface changes were needed, and the upstr...

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RInside 0.2.10

December 5, 2012
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The new maintenance release 0.2.10 of RInside is now on CRAN, including Windows binaries. RInside provides a set of convenience classes which facilitate embedding of R inside of C++ applications and programs, using the classes and functions provided ...

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RQuantLib 0.3.9

December 2, 2012
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A minor feature release RQuantLib 0.3.9 is now on CRAN and in Debian. RQuantLib combines (some of) the quantitative analytics of QuantLib with the R statistical computing environment and language. Bryan Lewis had suggested to enable another pricing engine for American Options in order to get (at least some) Greeks. This is now supported by picking engine="CrankNicolson"...

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Rcpp 0.10.1

November 27, 2012
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A the new Rcpp release 0.10.1 arrived this morning on CRAN (as already has Windows binaries) and in Debian. This is a follow-up to the recent 0.10.0 release which extends the exciting new Rcpp-attributes and Rcpp-sugar work further, and as in a n...

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digest 0.6.0

November 25, 2012
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A new version of the digest package (which generates hash function summaries for arbitrary (and possibly nested) R objects using any of the standard md5, sha-1, sha-256, sha-512 or crc32 algorithms) is now on CRAN, and I will push the corresponding ve...

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Rcpp attributes: A simple example ‘making pi’

November 20, 2012
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Rcpp attributes: A simple example ‘making pi’

We introduced Rcpp 0.10.0 with a number of very nice new features a few days ago, and the activity on the rcpp-devel mailing list has been pretty responsive which is awesome. But because few things beat a nice example, this post tries to build some more excitement. We will illustrate how Rcpp attributes makes it really easy to add C++ code...

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Rcpp attributes: A simple example ‘making pi’

November 20, 2012
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Rcpp attributes: A simple example ‘making pi’

We introduced Rcpp 0.10.0 with a number of very nice new features a few days ago, and the activity on the rcpp-devel mailing list has been pretty responsive which is awesome. But because few things beat a nice example, this post tries to build some more excitement. We will illustrate how Rcpp attributes makes it really easy to add C++ code...

Read more »

Rcpp attributes: A simple example ‘making pi’

November 20, 2012
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Rcpp attributes: A simple example ‘making pi’

We introduced Rcpp 0.10.0 with a number of very nice new features a few days ago, and the activity on the rcpp-devel mailing list has been pretty responsive which is awesome. But because few things beat a nice example, this post tries to build some...

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