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S Programming pp 151-178 | Cite as

General Strategies and Extended Examples

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Part of the Statistics and Computing book series (SCO)

Abstract

Most S-PLUS programmers find early in their careers that they have written code which exhausts the physical memory (RAM) available to the S-PLUS process, and then proceeds to spend almost all its time in allocating virtual memory. Such code can reduce the fastest workstation to page thrashing, which will reduce severely the size of problem which can be tackled. This chapter give some hints on using S more efficiently.

Keywords

Memory Usage Standardize Residual Data Frame Outer Function Data Argument 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CSIRO Marine LaboratoriesClevelandAustralia
  2. 2.University of OxfordOxfordUK

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