[R] Re: Announce: RPy (R from Python)

Tim Churches tchur at optushome.com.au
Sun Mar 10 03:34:29 CET 2002

Walter Moreira wrote:
> I wrote a small extension module for using the R programming language from
> within Python.  It makes it possible to use the huge mathematical and
> statistical library of R from Python, almost whitout any changes from the text
> of R manuals.
> As a side effect, it is also possible to use the full graphics capabilities of
> R, which are extremely good.
> You can download it from:
>     http://www.cmat.edu.uy/~walterm/rpy

This is a fabulous bit of work! In order to illustrate both the power of
the R environment and the ease with which this power can be used from
within Python (thanks to Walter's efforts and those of Duncan Temple
Lang on the RSPython module which inspired RPy), I have created a little
demo, available at http://gestalt-system.sourceforge.net/rpy_demo.html


Tim C
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