Last week’s Cologne R user group meeting was the best attended so far, and it was a remarkable event - I believe not a single line of R code was shown. Still, it was an R user group meeting with two excellent talks, and you will understand shortly why not much R code needed to be displayed.
Introduction to Julia for R UsersDownload slidesHans Werner Borchers joined us from Mannheim to give an introduction to Julia for R users.
The next Cologne R user group meeting is scheduled for this Friday, 12 December 2014.
We have an exciting agenda with two talks on Julia and Dynamic Linear Models:
Introduction to Julia for R UsersHans Werner Borchers
Julia is a high-performance dynamic programming language for scientific computing, with a syntax that is familiar to users of other technical computing environments (Matlab, Python, R, etc.). It provides a sophisticated compiler, high performance with numerical accuracy, and extensive mathematical function libraries.