[R] alternative to matching/merge?

From: Lana Schaffer <schaffer_at_scripps.edu>
Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2008 12:25:23 -0700

I am doing matching/merge for a table (40919x3) to data which is in the form of a list of 1268 data.frames. Using lapply this is taking ~5 minutes. I know that the match/merge functions are time consuming, so is there an alternative to this accomplish this goal? is lapply not efficient?

Lana Schaffer
The Scripps Research Institute
DNA Array Core Facility
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 784-2263
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