[R] Calling functions of R from Perl?

Jason Turner jasont at indigoindustrial.co.nz
Thu Sep 4 01:21:13 CEST 2003

Bernhard Bals wrote:
> Hi,
> I've already asked this question, but unfortunately I've combined it 
> with another question. So it was ignored in almost all cases. Thanks to 
> those who have already given some hints.
> Here again:
> I don't want to use R interactively (issue commands after the prompt > 
> ..), but use some functionality of R from inside a Perl script.
> Can I use methods of R from a Perl script: Is there an interface from
> Perl (or at least from C/C++) to R (f.e. invoke R functions from Perl,
> C, C++ or some other language)?
> If so, can you please point me to the documentation on the Web or in
> literature where this is decribed?
> Do you have some trivial demo Perl script (or C/C++ program) that uses 
> this technique, f.e. calls an R method like "mean" or "standard deviation"?

Haven't used it myself, so I don't know how well it works, but this one 
might do what you want...



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