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R / Finance 2012 Call for Papers

December 15, 2011
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Last night, the text below went out to r-sig-finance along with updates to the R/Finance website and its Call for Papers page; followed by some tweeting and Goggle+'ing (and please do feel free to retweet and share at will...) Call for Papers: ...

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R / Finance 2012 Call for Papers

December 13, 2011
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Last night, the text below went out to r-sig-finance along with updates to the R/Finance website and its Call for Papers page; followed by some tweeting and Goggle+'ing (and please do feel free to retweet and share at will...) Call for Papers: ...

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RcppArmadillo 0.2.34

December 13, 2011
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And another quick bugfix release by Conrad Sanderson made it version 2.4.2 bug of Armadillo. And this is in RcppArmadillo release 0.2.34 which got to CRAN this morning The NEWS entry below summarises the changes. 0.2.34 2011-12-12 o Upgr...

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RInside 0.2.5

December 8, 2011
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RInside 0.2.5 arrived on CRAN earlier today. RInside is a set of convenience classes which facilitate embedding of R inside of C++ applications and programs, using the classes and functions provided by the Rcpp R and C++ integration package. The ...

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Rcpp talk at Seattle RUG

December 7, 2011
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Thanks to Zach and the Seattle R User Group for the invitation. Earlier this evening I gave a talk about R, C++ and our Rcpp package, focussing on the why, how, what, who, and "one more thing" higher-level aspects of extending R. This was supposed to...

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RcppArmadillo 0.2.33

December 7, 2011
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Conrad Sanderson made a first 2.4.1 bug fix release of Armadillo. We now have RcppArmadillo release 0.2.33 on CRAN which contains it. earlier today. The NEWS entry below summarises the changes. 0.2.33 2011-12-07 o Upgraded to Armadillo re...

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RcppArmadillo 0.2.32

December 5, 2011
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Conrad Sanderson made the official 2.4.0 release of Armadillo last evening. This was wrapped into RcppArmadillo release 0.2.32 which arrived on CRAN earlier today. The NEWS entries summarising the changes since the 2.2.* series, we already saw mos...

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Wicked Webapps with R, err, Wt

November 30, 2011
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Wicked Webapps with R, err, Wt

A few months ago, I had blogged about using R inside of Qt. This used our RInside package for embedding the statistical programming environment and language R inside of a C++ application, and further relies on our Rcpp package for R and C++ integrati...

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RcppArmadillo 0.2.31

November 29, 2011
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Conrad Sanderson just released the second pre-release 2.3.92 of what will be Armadillo 2.4.*. This is now in RcppArmadillo release 0.2.31 which is already on CRAN as of this morning. The NEWS entries summarising the changes for both a...

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A Story of Life and Death. On CRAN. With Packages.

November 27, 2011
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The Comprehensive R Archive Network, or CRAN for short, has been a major driver in the success and rapid proliferation of the R statistical language and environment. CRAN currently hosts around 3400 packages, and is growing at a rapid rate. Not too ...

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