RE: R-beta: S+ toolboxes in R?

Buyukisik, Osman (Osman.Buyukisik@ae.ge.com)
Fri, 20 Mar 1998 08:01:49 -0500


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From: "Buyukisik, Osman (GEAE)" <Osman.Buyukisik@ae.ge.com>
To: Olivier Lefevre <nnylfv@ny.ubs.com>,
Subject: RE: R-beta: S+ toolboxes in R?
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 1998 08:01:49 -0500

WaveThres package is already ported to R by Arne Kovac. Check CRAN contrib. But
still without "persp" plotting, you wont get the pretty pictures you could with
S. :-(

Osman  

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> From: 	Martin Maechler[SMTP:maechler@stat.math.ethz.ch]
> Sent: 	Friday, March 20, 1998 4:29 AM
> To: 	Olivier Lefevre
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> Subject: 	Re: R-beta: S+ toolboxes in R?
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> >>>>> "Olivier" == Olivier Lefevre <nnylfv@ny.ubs.com> writes:
> 
>     Olivier> Hi,
> 
>     Olivier> I guess the answer is negative but I thought I would ask just
>     Olivier> the same: is it possible to use any of the S+ toolboxes (ARCH
>     Olivier> and wavelets, more particularly) with R?
> 
> I don't know for sure (we don't ``want to'' afford these ..),
> but I assume all of these are relying on compiled code, the source of which
> is not available.
> 
> If this was not true, there would be some chance that (some) of their
> functions run flawlessly in R.
> Actually, (almost) all the graphics which relies on Trellis doesn't work
> either in R.
> 
> For wavelets, there is a free wavelets package (of Guy Nason) on Statlib.
> This should be portable more or less easily to R.
> 
> For ARCH, you may get a (very) partial solution, by using Paul Gilbert's
> DSE library (available from <<CRAN>>/src/contrib/devel/dse* )
> 
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