[Rd] [R] How to improve the "OPTIM" results

Kurt Hornik Kurt.Hornik at wu-wien.ac.at
Sun Apr 6 18:59:04 CEST 2008

>>>>> Dirk Eddelbuettel writes:

> On 6 April 2008 at 08:37, Spencer Graves wrote:
> | <moved to R-devel> 
> [...]
> |       However, the comment from Hans Borchers (below) raises a related 
> | question:  What might be the best way to build a collaboration with 
> | existing optimization initiatives, possibly making R a platform of 
> | choice for making it easy for users to access and compare alternative 
> | optimization methods? 

> Are you (used in the plural) aware of Kurt's more recent advances into
> OR?  There are new-ish packages RSymphony, Rglpk and other things at

Not only by me: there's also Rcplex and TSP and there are at least three
more COIN-OR package interfaces in the pipeline.


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