[R] Question about multiple regression
Adam D. I. Kramer
adik-rhelp at ilovebacon.org
Tue Sep 9 01:06:27 CEST 2008
On Mon, 8 Sep 2008, Dimitri Liakhovitski wrote:
> Dear R-list,
> maybe some of you could point me in the right direction:
> Are you aware of any FREE Fortran or Java libraries/actual pieces of
> code that are VERY efficient (time-wise) in running the regular linear
> least-squares multiple regression?
You almost certainly want the LAPACK fortran libraries, avail at
...the function of interest to you is probably called
...of course, this runs faster if you have a fast BLAS library installed.
These exist in many forms, and may already be installed on your system.
> More specifically, I have to run small regression models (between 1
> and 15 predictors) on samples of up to N=700 but thousands and
> thousands of them.
> I am designing a simulation in R and running those regressions and R
> itself is way too slow. So, I am thinking of compiling the regression
> run itself in Fortran and Java and then calling it from R.
> Thank you very much for any advice!
> Dimitri Liakhovitski
> MarketTools, Inc.
> Dimitri.Liakhovitski at markettools.com
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