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Rcpp 0.11.0

February 3, 2014
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A new major release 0.11.0 of Rcpp is now on the CRAN network for GNU R and binaries for Debian have been uploaded as well. Before you read on, please note that this release will most likely require a reinstallation of all your packages using Rcpp...

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RQuantLib 0.3.11

January 27, 2014
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A new minor / maintenance release RQuantLib 0.3.11 is now on CRAN and in Debian. Like the RcppClassic upload two days ago and the RcppZiggurat and RcppEigen uploads yesterday, this release was motivated at least in part by an upcoming Rcpp releas...

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RcppEigen 0.3.2.0.2

January 26, 2014
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A new maintenance release of RcppEigen is now on CRAN. And just like yesterday's RcppClassic upload and today's RcppZiggurat upload, the timing was motivated chiefly by some minor caretaking for an upcoming Rcpp release -- hopefully soon, and with mo...

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RcppZiggurat 0.1.2

January 26, 2014
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A new maintenance release of RcppZiggurat is now on CRAN. And just like yesterday's RcppClassic upload, this is motivated chiefly by some minor caretaking for an upcoming Rcpp release -- hopefully soon, and with more details to follow. This release...

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RcppClassic 0.9.5

January 25, 2014
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A maintenance release of RcppClassic, now at version 0.9.5, went out to CRAN today. Nothing changed in user-facing code. The build was triggered by a change in an upcoming Rcpp release (more about that another time), and a few minor updates were nee...

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RcppArmadillo 0.4.000.2

January 22, 2014
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A bug fix release of Armadillo came out and was turned into a new RcppArmadillo release which is now on CRAN and will go shortly to Debian. The complete list of changes is below. Changes in RcppArmadillo version 0.4.000.2 (2014-01-21) Up...

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RProtoBuf 0.4.0: A whole lot of goodies and Windoze support

January 20, 2014
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A new major release 0.4.0 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 agnostic proto...

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RcppArmadillo 0.400

January 6, 2014
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A new major release 4.000 of Armadillo came out out yesterday morning. This is a new stable release by Conrad with a new major number, and it brings a few nice changes as detailed below. I rolled up RcppArmadillo version 0.400 yesterday morning, an...

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New BH release 1.51.1-4

January 2, 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 the (large) parts delivered as pure template headers not requiring linking. See the BH page for more details...

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RcppZiggurat 0.1.0 (and 0.1.1): Faster N(0,1) RNGs

December 23, 2013
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Over the last few weeks I have been working on getting the Ziggurat normal random number generator updated and available in R. The Ziggurat generator provides a pretty unique combination of speed and good statistical properties for (standard) normal r...

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