With help from Michael Spiegel, the lead developer of OpenMX, I was able to get it compiled and installed on my 64-bit Ubuntu system. Now it runs beautifully.

Here is an OpenSSH software I personally found useful and working well under Windows 7 / Vista. It is copSSH. Besides it is free and open source, it is still actively maintained. It works well with the UAC (user account control setting) of Windows...

I’m looking at ways to provide access to R via a web application. First rule: see what’s available first, before you reinvent the wheel. It’s not pretty. From the R Web Interfaces FAQ: Software Brief notes Rweb Page last updated 1999. Of the 3 example links on the page one ran very slowly, the second not at

Just got back from Tokyo a few hours ago: I had an opportunity to give my 'Introduction to High-Performance Computing with R' tutorial / lectures (for which previous slides can be found here). This was an all-day talk at the Institute for Statistical Mathematics at their new site in Tachikawa in the greater Tokyo area, thanks to an invitation by...

…in R of course! There is a handy function to do those calculations. Normally (ahh!) you might resolve to a symbolic calculation package (Maple,Mathematica etc.) but that is not the situation any more. The calculations are done with the mnormt package. Relevant functions exist in other packages as well (R : Distributions) x <- seq(-2,4,length=21) y <- 2*x+10 z

Update – Check out the new RJava Eclipse Plugin.R is a powerful language for statistical computing and graphics. R has a strong community support and is finding new use in the corporate world. If R can be integrated with Java, it would provide a greap acceptance into new products. A library called rjava exists that helps… Read More »

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