[R] R for linear algebra
Michael L Friendly
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Sat Jun 25 03:12:03 CEST 2022
Hello
The {matlib} package was developed for just this purpose - teaching and illustrating linear algebra concepts and techniques. In my old 6140 Multivariate Data Analysis course, I spent ~5-6 weeks on linear algebra.
CRAN: https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/matlib/index.html
GitHub: https://github.com/friendly/matlib
6140: http://euclid.psych.yorku.ca/www/psy6140/
There are quite a few vignettes
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R is a language specially made to do many things with vectors and matrices and arrays with any reasonable number of dimensions and also has a host of functions that do things like make diagonal matrices, calculate determinants and multiply them in several ways, invert them, get eigenvalues and much more if you look for packages.
So the question becomes, what else do you feel you need for a Linear Algebra course that a simple web search would not have found like this:
https://towardsdatascience.com/intro-to-r-linear-algebra-2a4de2506c93
https://towardsdatascience.com/intro-to-r-linear-algebra-2a4de2506c93#:~:text=R%20is%20especially%20handy%20with,solvers%20and%20dynamic%20indexing%20capabilities.
Unless I missed something, yes, R is more easily able to be used to do such things than many other languages albeit just about any language tends to have access to a variety of functions that may do these things but are not built in.
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Re: R for Linear Algebra
Dear All:
In my STA 591 topics in Biostatistics Fall 2022, I am planning to spend
about 5 weeks on Linear Algebra.
I am wondering if someone has or knows the source for some R
functions/programs written for linear algebra calculations.
Also if you know a book in Linear Algebra with R, will be a good help too.
Any help in this matter is highly appreciated in advance.
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