[R] julia language unfair comparisons against R

R. Michael Weylandt michael.weylandt at gmail.com
Tue Dec 4 15:43:36 CET 2012

There been, that done.



On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 2:34 PM, Suzen, Mehmet <msuzen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello List,
> Probably many of you aware of the Julia language
> (http://julialang.org/), It is a promising project.
> However it seems like R is very slow in their benchmarks. Very
> important point they omit, they did not
> use R's own JIT !  I had a feeling that R is mistreaded there :)
> Also another important
> point is that they all use for-loops in R instead of vectorized code!
> Any thought on this?  Are there any other improvement one can do with
> compiler package other then
> 'cmpfun'?
> Best,
> -m
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