[R] Reading mixed tables

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Sun Nov 30 02:13:10 CET 2008

Have you looked at the documentation and help files for R Import/Export;


and the read functions


This is pretty basic stuff. After an extremely cursory look at that  
problem I was guessing that it is more like linear programming than  

David Winsemius

On Nov 29, 2008, at 6:51 PM, Hesen Peng wrote:

> Dear R buddies,
> This weekend I became interested in solving Google Code Jam problems
> using R. I guess R may work very well in this kind of contests but the
> input of file has been a problem for me. Take this case for example
> (http://code.google.com/codejam/contest/dashboard?c=agdjb2RlamFtchALEghjb250ZXN0cxjRzBQM 
> ),
> the files are usually of the form:
> A(number of lines for group 1)
> a11 a12 a13
> a21 a22 a23
> ...
> B(number of lines for group 2)
> b11 b12 b13
> b21 b22 b23
> ...
> I guess SAS may work pretty well in this kind of situation with data
> step. But I don't know how to handle them using R. Any suggestions?
> Thanks a lot.
> Best wishes,
> -- 
> 彭河森 Hesen Peng
> http://hesen.peng.googlepages.com/
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