Re: [R] Comparison between R and MATLAB

From: Spencer Graves <spencer.graves_at_pdf.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2008 08:26:06 -0700

      The short answer on comparing R and Matlab is that it depends on your benchmark and which church you happen to frequent. Some people swear that Matlab is superior, but I haven't seen the evidence for that. The benchmarks that come closer to being transparent are more equivocal, as far as I seen. Spencer Graves

stephen sefick wrote:
> This discussion has already occurred- to my knowledge at least once. I
> would suggest searching the archived list, and see what you get. If you
> still have questions after you have a look then fire a couple of specifics,
> but speaking for myself I don't know anything about matlab only S (and even
> that is limited).
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> On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 5:03 AM, Shubha Vishwanath Karanth <
> shubhak_at_ambaresearch.com> wrote:
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>> Hi R,
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>> Can I get a comparison between R and MATLAB? How is R efficient than
>> MATLAB? Or what are the weaknesses of R compared to MATLAB?
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>> Thank you very much for your help,
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>> Shubha
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