[R] how to make simulation faster
jholtman at gmail.com
Fri Oct 26 19:21:25 CEST 2012
You can get even better improvement using the 'data.table' package:
+ dt <- data.table(value = x, z = z)
+ r3 <- dt[
+ , list(sum = sum(value))
+ , keyby = z
user system elapsed
0.14 0.00 0.14
On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 11:23 PM, stats12 <skarmv at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear R users,
> I need to run 1000 simulations to find maximum likelihood estimates. I
> print my output as a vector. However, it is taking too long. I am running 50
> simulations at a time and it is taking me 30 minutes. Once I tried to run
> 200 simulations at once, after 2 hours I stopped it and saw that only about
> 40 of them are simulated in those 2 hours. Is there any way to make my
> simulations faster? (I can post my code if needed, I'm just looking for
> general ideas here). Thank you in advance.
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