Re: [R] Why R is 200 times slower than Matlab ?

From: Paul Smith <phhs80_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 01 May 2008 11:06:51 +0100

On Thu, May 1, 2008 at 12:31 AM, Nelson Castillo <nelsoneci_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > Aside from optiming your code by making use of R functions
> > that use C underneath as much as possible the big difference
> > between R and Matlab is Matlab's just-in-time compilation of
> > code. When that was introduced in Matlab huge speedups of
> > Matlab programs were noticeable.
> >
> > For R, there is a new package on CRAN, jit, that
> > aims to provide similar speedups.
>
> http://www.milbo.users.sonic.net/ra/index.html
>
> Great! I just found out about ra. In Python I love psyco and I guess I will test
> ra soon.

Does somebody know where one could find a rpm of Ra for Fedora 8?

Paul



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