[R] R and hdf

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Fri Nov 20 20:29:23 CET 1998

bacon at aerodyne.com writes:

> Hi,
> I've been playing with R for only a few days, so I'm not terribly
> familiar with it yet.  Has anyone ever done any work using HDF or
> NetCDF files with R?  Both file formats have libraries which can be
> linked to a program to read and write data to these formats.  Is this
> sort of thing possible with R?  We are planning to use the HDF format to
> store experimental data collected by some research instruments we are
> designing.  I would like to be able to use R for the data analysis?  Is
> this feasible?  Both file formats have structures which make their use
> with R an attractive prospect.
> http://hdf.ncsa.uiuc.edu
> http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/packages/netcdf/

hdf5load() and hdf5save() are in 0.63. You need to have the relevant
include and library files installed when building R in order to make
them work, though.

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