[Rd] [R] How to improve the "OPTIM" results
ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Sun Apr 6 19:08:44 CEST 2008
On Sun, Apr 6, 2008 at 12:59 PM, Kurt Hornik <Kurt.Hornik at wu-wien.ac.at> wrote:
> >>>>> 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
> > CRAN.
> Not only by me: there's also Rcplex and TSP and there are at least three
> more COIN-OR package interfaces in the pipeline.
It would be nice if there were a CRAN Task View to pull all this together.
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