[R] Package HDF5

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Fri Mar 20 09:19:03 CET 2009

On Thu, 19 Mar 2009, Dani wrote:

> The package works fine, but it seems not to provide access to fields,
> but only to the whole data in a certain file (function hdf5load(file,
> load = TRUE, verbosity = 0, tidy = FALSE))
> Since hdf5 organizes the data and metadata in a hierarchical
> structure, we must explore in our problem (file>7GB), but it seems not
> possible with the functions in the package.
> Any suggestions? Please, let me know about such capabilities or
> intentions to have them available in the future.

You might also want to try the bioconductor mailing list -- they have shown interest in HDF in the past.


Thomas Lumley			Assoc. Professor, Biostatistics
tlumley at u.washington.edu	University of Washington, Seattle

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