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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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Rcpp 0.11.1

March 14, 2014
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A new minor release 0.11.1 of Rcpp is now on the CRAN network for GNU R; binaries for Debian have also been uploaded. The release fixes a number of bugs that have come up since the 0.11.0 release in January, but also brings some extensions. See t...

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QuantLib 1.4 packages also available for Ubuntu and Windoze

March 11, 2014
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QuantLib release 1.4 came out a couple of days ago. Sticking with standard practice, I immediately updated the Debian packages I have been maintaining for over a dozen years now, and corresponding binaries are available for Debian flavors unstable ("sid") and testing ("jessie"). I also updated my RQuantLib package accordingly (though it needed no changes -- yay to stable APIs). However, I also...

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RQuantLib 0.3.12

March 9, 2014
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A new bug-fix / maintenance release RQuantLib 0.3.12 is now on CRAN and in Debian. While adding the plugin feature, I was too optmistic about finding the quantlib-config script. This is now tested more carefully. A few things related to building wi...

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RcppArmadillo 0.4.100.2.1

March 8, 2014
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Conrad made a first bug-fix release 4.100.2 for Armadillo, his templated C++ library for linear algebra, yesterday. See below for details on the the small set of changes. This was quickly wrapped up in a new RcppArmadillo release 0.4.100.2.1 release...

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RcppEigen 0.3.2.1.0 and 0.3.2.1.1

March 7, 2014
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Shortly after I prepared the bug-fix / maintenance release 0.3.2.0.3 of RcppEigen, the code based was updated to the recent Eigen release 3.2.1 by Doug Bates. I wrapped this up in release 0.3.2.1.0 of RcppEigen. The next day, Brian Ripley noticed a...

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RcppEigen 0.3.2.0.2

March 1, 2014
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A new bug-fix / maintenance release of RcppEigen is now on CRAN. RcppEigen brings the Eigen C++ template library for linear algebra to R. This release updates the RcppEigen.package.skeleton() function for a needed change in R, updates and extends ...

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