[R] memory efficiency in R

Brahm, David David.Brahm at fmr.com
Tue Oct 19 16:35:45 CEST 1999

Ben Bolker [mailto:ben at zoo.ufl.edu] wrote:

> I'm trying to answer a question from a student about memory use in R...

In S-Plus, memory problems from large for() loops can often be solved with
the For() function, which essentially writes out a script (one line per
iteration) and runs it through a background S process.  I don't know if R
has anything comparable.

-- David Brahm
    Fidelity Investments
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