[R] R vs Matlab: which is more "programmer friendly"?

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at myway.com
Sun Apr 25 14:32:48 CEST 2004

Tamas Papp <tpapp <at> axelero.hu> writes:
> 4. How flexible are these languages when developing new
> applications/functions?  Very few of the problems I encounter have a
> ready-made solution in a toolbox/library.

You might want to check your assumption that what you need is not available.
I believe that there is more not in CRAN than in CRAN.  Henrik Bengtsson's
site lists 370 packages:
You could try posting if googling and looking at the usual places, 
cran.r-project.org, www.bioconductor.org and www.omegahat.org, does 
not turn up what you are looking for.

Also, there is a document on the R site that
provides a translation between Octave and R that might give you some
insight into your questions:

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