[R] Python and R

Esmail Bonakdarian esmail.js at gmail.com
Tue Feb 17 23:44:59 CET 2009

Hello all,

I am just wondering if any of you are doing most of your scripting
with Python instead of R's programming language and then calling
the relevant R functions as needed?

And if so, what is your experience with this and what sort of
software/library  do you use in combination with Python to be able
to access R's functionality.

Is there much of a performance hit either way? (as both are interpreted


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