[R] Binary Search
felix at nfrac.org
Wed Aug 8 08:57:58 CEST 2007
On 8/8/07, Matthew Walker <m.g.walker at massey.ac.nz> wrote:
> R is an amazing piece of software and with so many libraries it can do
> almost anything... but I was very surprised that a standard "binary
> search" function seems not to exist. I can find other much more
> highly-complex search routines (optimize, uniroot, nlm) in the standard
> no-extra-packages-loaded version of R, but not this simple alternative.
> I searched and found an implementation inside the package "genetics",
> but that requires the loading of an awful lot of other code to get to
> this simple function.
> Have I missed something? Perhaps I just didn't find what is already in
> there. Can anyone point me to what I'm after?
> If not, perhaps the developers might consider making it more readily
> R-help at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
> PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
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