[R] more subroutines for integrate()

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Jul 16 18:16:29 CEST 2001

On Sun, 15 Jul 2001, Brandon Whitcher wrote:

> On Thu, 12 Jul 2001, Thomas Lumley wrote:
> > If you are working under Unix it shouldn't be too hard to add this
> > yourself following the code in src/appl/integrate.c (and then submit
> > patches).  It looks like an addition that would be useful but it may not
> > be a high enough priority to actually get done.
> Thanks for your response.
> I've looked at the src/appl/integrate.c code.  I'm sure it would be more
> efficient if the author of this code augmented it, but time and priority
> are always factors.  I'll give it a try when I get a chance.

The author of the code has no interest in extending this, and he suggests
you write an R package rather than overload the built-in facilities (which
are intended only to be tolerably efficient for two common cases, not a
complete interface to quadpack).  But as Thomas says, we would consider

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