Re: [R] Lars package

From: David Winsemius <>
Date: Thu, 07 Apr 2011 08:10:29 -0400

On Apr 7, 2011, at 3:43 AM, wrote:

> Hello,
> I am a student of IIT Bombay and I am using lars for one of my
> projects. I
> wanted to enquire if lars is using C under the hood. Is it true? Can
> someone point me to the corresponding C function? Thank You very much.

If you just type lars at the console (after loading the package) , you will see the uncommented code.

Most of R has "C (or Fortran) under the hood", so there may be a semantic problem in answering that direct question.

You can get the full source on any CRAN mirror.


David Winsemius, MD
West Hartford, CT

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