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Package ID
microsoft-r-open
Version
3.3.2.20170117
Downloads
756
Website
https://mran.microsoft.com/open

Summary

World’s most powerful programming language for statistical computing, machine learning and graphics as well as a thriving global community of users, developers and contributors.

Description

Microsoft R Open - formerly known as Revolution R Open (RRO) - is the enhanced distribution of open source R from Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft R Open includes:

  • The open source R language, the most widely used statistics software in the world.
  • Compatibility with all packages, scripts and applications that work with R.
  • The installation of many packages include all base and recommended R packages plus a set of specialized packages released by Microsoft Corporation to further enhance your Microsoft R Open experience.
  • Support for Windows and Linux-based platforms.

Plus these key enhancements:

  • Multi-threaded math libraries - Intel Math Kernel Library (Intel MKL) - that brings multi-threaded computations to R.
  • A high-performance default CRAN repository that provide a consistent and static set of packages to all Microsoft R Open users.
  • The checkpoint package that make it easy to share R code and replicate results using specific R package versions.

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