[R] R getting "Killed" while running VAR model

Bert Gunter bgunter.4567 at gmail.com
Tue May 31 22:40:37 CEST 2016

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On Tue, May 31, 2016 at 11:29 AM, Vivek Singh <vivek4 at mail.usf.edu> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am using VARS (vector autoregressive model). The process gets killed
> after running for sometime. Following is the output of R.
> vivek at isds-research:~/cloudAuction/padding/panel$ cat var.Rout
> R version 3.0.2 (2013-09-25) -- "Frisbee Sailing"
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> [Previously saved workspace restored]
>> data=read.csv("output1.csv")
>> attach(data)
>> only_variables= subset(data, select=c(-date,-hour,-minute,-sec))
>> library("vars")
> Loading required package: MASS
> Loading required package: strucchange
> Loading required package: zoo
> Attaching package: ‘zoo’
> The following objects are masked from ‘package:base’:
>     as.Date, as.Date.numeric
> Loading required package: sandwich
> Loading required package: urca
> Loading required package: lmtest
>> summary(VAR(only_variables, p = 1, type ="both"))
> *Killed*
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