[R] Intersection for two curves

hadley wickham h.wickham at gmail.com
Sat Apr 24 16:09:50 CEST 2010

> Perhaps, true in some respects. I am still chiseling out work using
> primitive editing tools. But it still takes several minutes to load the
> objects I am working on into memory and then several minutes each to build
> new models. The models still reside in memory, since I do not know any
> method for automatically saving the output that would not further increase
> the time expended. Typically I am working on .Rdta files that are 400MB on
> disk and then are around 4GB in RAM. I need to make a tradeoff between the
> time I would lose in saving after every <n> models or tabulation, versus the
> security of having everything saved. If you want to recommend methods that
> would speed those processes, I'm surely all ears.

Well it sounds like you won't lose any work, but you will lose some
time.  But why not open another session of R for R-help questions?
Then you're never in any danger.  I often have four or five instances
of R running for different projects.


Assistant Professor / Dobelman Family Junior Chair
Department of Statistics / Rice University

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