[R] any linear programming routine in R

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jun 15 09:27:52 CEST 2004

On Tue, 15 Jun 2004, Yong Wang wrote:

> is there any linear programming routine available for R?

Yes.  help.search shows

print.simplex(boot)     Print Solution to Linear Programming Problem
simplex(boot)           Simplex Method for Linear Programming Problems
simplex.object(boot)    Linear Programming Solution Objects
solveLP(linprog)        solve Linear Programming / Optimization
lp.object(lpSolve)      LP (linear programming) object

You would have found linprog and lpsolve by looking in the R FAQ's list of 

> if not, can you suggest any alternatives? not need to be very powerful, I 
> get only a samll problem to resolve.

You asked on S-news too. `boot' is also available for S-PLUS.

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