[R] Calling Other (non-C or Fortran) Programs from R
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sun Nov 7 19:57:52 CET 2004
On Sun, 7 Nov 2004, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> On Sun, 7 Nov 2004 08:50:25 -0600, Tim F Liao <tfliao at uiuc.edu> wrote:
> >I wonder if anyone has experiences of calling other programs
> >from R (i.e., not C or Fortran programs).
> >Specifically I want to call LEM from R and execute it in a
> >loop to process its output in R. Thanks,
> I don't know what LEM is. If it's a language that can produce DLLs or
> .so's, then it should be straightforward to call them. If it's a
> program using standard input and output, the system() function is what
> you want.
Nor do, I, but my guess is that it is the program referred to at
Perhaps Tim F Liao can enlighten us.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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