[R] non-interactive R usage...
edd at debian.org
Fri Oct 5 16:00:18 CEST 2001
> Does R give you the capability to run a script (read as non-interactive) that would perform a statistical task, and then send output
> to a file? For example: read a set of data from a file, generate a JPEG _file_ containing a plot of the data (with some specific
> stat calcs plotted of course), and then exit?
See "R --help" for
R [options] [< infile] [> outfile]
> I do capacity planning and would like to be able to have JPEG plots of real time statistical data appear on web pages, so I'm
> thinking that a CGI can be executed that starts R up, generates a plot, and writes it to a file. We currently use gnuplot, but with
> all of the statistical needs we have, it is turning out to be less flexible than we had hoped.
Also note that the FAQ mentions two R / WWW projects and I made use of Rcgi for
a simple web interface, including graph creation. Works well.
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