Parallel JAGS RNGs

July 23, 2011 | malecki

As a matter of convention, we usually run 3 or 4 chains in JAGS. By default, this gives rise to chains that draw samples from 3 or 4 distinct pseudorandom number generators. I didn’t go and check whether it does things 111,222,333 or 123,123,123, but in any event the “parallel chains” in JAGS are samples [...] [Read more...]

Rd2roxygen: Convert Rd to roxygen documentation

December 1, 2010 | Yihui Xie

must admit that I have been tired of maintaining my R packages for a long time, and the main reason is I feel really uncomfortable with writing R documentations (Rd). The required structure of an R package mainly includes two directories R and man — the former for the R source ... [Read more...]

Documenting R‘s Connections Internals

July 16, 2010 | Matt Shotwell

In studying R‘s connections source code, I’ve put together a series of notes about their workings. Rather than let the notes go where most of my notes go (I have no idea ), I decided to do some proofreading and make the notes available to others who might be ... [Read more...]

An R Wiki

April 21, 2008 | nsaunders

It’s been ages since I visited the R website, so I don’t know how long they’ve had a wiki. It’s built using DokuWiki, one of my personal favourites. This is a great leap forward for R documentation, which is somewhat notorious for being (a) difficult to ... [Read more...]

Writing Rd files in Vim

March 3, 2008 | Michal

I have made a small “translation” of a portion of “Writing R Extensions” manual about the Rd files to a vimhelp format. You can find it on, under this link If that does not work just search for a ... [Read more...]

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