[Rd] Computer algebra in R - would that be an idea??

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Tue Jul 12 16:57:49 CEST 2005

On 7/12/05, Søren Højsgaard <Soren.Hojsgaard at agrsci.dk> wrote:
> >From time to time people request symbolic computations beyond what D() and deriv() etc can provide. A brief look at the internet shows that there are many more or less developed computer algebra packages freely available. Therefore, I wondered if it would be an idea to try to 'integrate' one of these packages in R, which I guess can be done in more or less elegant ways... I do not know any of the computer algebra people around the World, but perhaps some other people from the R-community do and would be able to/interested in establishing such a connection...

Coincidentally I asked the yacas developer about this just yesterday:

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