Articles by omegahat


September 1, 2010 | omegahat

Over the past 10 years, I have been torn between building a new stat. computing environment or trying to overhaul R. There are many issues on both sides. But the key thing is to enable doing new and better things in stat. computing rather than just making the existing things easier ... [Read more...]


September 1, 2010 | omegahat

A few weeks ago, I posted the Rffi package on the Omegahat repository. It is an interface to libffi which is a portable mechanism for invoking native routines without having to write and compile any wrapper routines in the native language. In other words, we can use this in R ... [Read more...]


March 24, 2010 | omegahat

I have put a new version of the RXQuery package which interfaces to the Zorba XQuery engine. This makes the package compatible with the 1.0.0 release of Zorba for external functions. The package allows one to use XQuery from within R and to use R fu... [Read more...]

Package Releases

March 20, 2010 | omegahat

I just put a new version of the XML package on the Omegahat repository. There is a new version of the RKML package which handles large datasets much more rapidly. Also, I put a new package named RJSCanvasDevice which implements and R graphics device that creates JavaScript code that can ... [Read more...]

Omegahat Statistical Computing » R 2010-03-16 19:28:40

March 16, 2010 | omegahat

Hin-Tak Leung mailed me about a problem with certain malformed XML documents from FlowJo. There are namespace prefixes (prfx:nodeName) with no corresponding namespace declarations (xmlns:prefix=”uri”). How do we fix these? Well, the XML parser can read this but raises errors. We can do nice things to catch ... [Read more...]

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