[SciPy-dev] State of stats modules?

eric eric at scipy.org
Mon Nov 5 10:16:19 CST 2001

Hey Tony,

I've seen the R package, but haven't played with it yet.  It looks like a
very powerful stats package.  I've used the pymat Matlab interface before,
and it was pretty nifty.  Please keep us posted on how this is going.


----- Original Message -----
From: "A.J. Rossini" <rossini at blindglobe.net>
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Sent: Monday, November 05, 2001 11:51 AM
Subject: Re: [SciPy-dev] State of stats modules?

> >>>>> "e" == eric  <eric at scipy.org> writes:
>     e> The stats module deserves some attention, but isn't receiving
>     e> any right now.  Any takers?
> An alternative which I've been trying to find time for is to use the
> RSPython module (http://www.omegahat.org/) for embedding R
> (http://www.r-project.org/) within Python.  It needs some work on the
> object translation, but other than that, would be yet another way to
> do (an extremely wide range of)  statistical analyses in SciPy.
> I'm first looking at this for Zope, in the context of report
> generation and "literate analysis" (a statistics-based take-off of
> literate programming), but SciPy would be a definitely interesting
> target, as well...
> best,
> -tony
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