In a nutshell, the package uses Rcpp to bring some goodness from Boost to R. It requires the Rcpp package as well as the BH package providing Boost headers for R.

Key features of the package are support for

See some of the included demos for more.

Where do I get it

The package is available from it CRAN page or via normal installation via CRAN, from its GitHub repo or from my server.


All calculations work as implemented, but the package still has a "proof of concept" flavour as they are not vectorised at the R level. All the relevant operators would have to be defined. That is mostly tedious which is one of the reasons I have not gotten around to it yet. Get in touch if you are interested.


RcppBDT is written by Dirk Eddelbuettel with some early contributions by Romain Francois. It is maintained by Dirk Eddelbuettel.


RcppBDT is licensed under the GNU GPL version 2 or later.

Last modified: Sun Apr 13 16:52:44 CDT 2014