[R] Big matrix memory problem

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Fri May 13 15:07:55 CEST 2005

On 5/13/05, s104100026 <n.d.fitzgerald at mars.ucc.ie> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I want to read 256 1000x1000 matrices into R. I understand that it is unlikely
> that I can do this but In the hope that somebody can help me I am mailing this
> list.
> I have tried increasing my memory size (I understand that it is the minimum of
> 1024 or the computers RAM in my case 512)
> Does anyone think this is possible in R, could it be tried in Splus for
> example.

If they are sparse you could try the SparseM package.

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