Runing R in the Command Mode in the Window system

January 29, 2009

(This article was first published on Yu-Sung Su's Blog, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Just when I am about to convert myself into a Linux user, I found this. Running R in the command mode in the Window system is much faster. Here is a simple test:in the Window interface:> system.time(rnorm(1000000)%*%rnorm(1000000)) user system elapsed 1.06 0.05 1.14 in the command mode> system.time(rnorm(1000000)%*%rnorm(1000000)) user system elapsed 0.70 0.01 0.72 So it

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