[R] R functionality

Paul Gilbert pgilbert at bank-banque-canada.ca
Mon Nov 30 18:07:10 CET 1998

>Is there anything R can do that Splus can't?

Problems which require lots of looping and cannot be re-coded as vector/matrix
operations are theoretically possible but practically infeasible in S, unless
they  are coded in C or Fortran and called from S. These problems seem to run
fine in R.

Paul Gilbert

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