RVowpalWabbit connects GNU R
to the very impressive Vowpal Wabbit
fast out-of-core learning system.
As of right now (in September 2011), the R wrapping is bare-bones. The
package builds cleanly, and is on the CRAN
at this page
It should build on all Unix-alike systems; the sole external requirement
(besides GNU R and the
interface between C++ and R) is
configure will attempt to locate.
At present, arguments are supplied in essentially the same way as for the
, but directly from R as a vector of
after loading the program shows a few
examples which correspond to the regression tests in the upstream sources.
From this machine, you can get the most recent tar archive
, or simply
peruse the entire directory.
Alternatively, you can also get it the Comprehensive R Archive Network
(CRAN) node in the src/contrib directory or via
at its page.
The easiest way is probably to simply say
from inside GNU R
will install from command prompt.
has since been moved to a new
RVowpalWabbit is written by Dirk Eddelbuettel.
RVowpalWabbit is licensed under the GNU GPL (>= 2(