[R] Command line R / PHP?
zitan at mediasculpt.net
Wed Aug 20 14:24:57 CEST 2003
Just a quick query about calling R. Looking through the manual you start R
with $ R, and then start calling R functions e.g plot whatever. Sounds
pretty funky, and R looks to be *the* open source maths package. Awesome
... I would like to call R from my favourite glue language PHP (rather than
call perl which calls R) if possible. To call R from the command line is
all this would require and this also seems quite possible ::
Batch use: At its simplest, Rterm.exe can be used in a batch mode by
Rterm.exe --no-restore --no-save < infile > outfile
And there is more information on this in section B.1 Invoking R under UNIX
However what I can't find is how to specify what function I want to run on
my infile, say calculate standard deviation or means or linear regression
and getting probabilities translations for t-statistics. Have I missed this
in the docs?
Any suggestions are greatly appreciated. Awesome and a big thanks.
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