Michael Chirico

Michael Chirico

4 packages on CRAN

vcov

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Methods for faster extraction (about 5x faster in a few test cases) of variance-covariance matrices and standard errors from models. Methods in the 'stats' package tend to rely on the summary method, which may waste time computing other summary statistics which are summarily ignored.

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Tools for working with Gustavo Niemeyer's geohash coordinate system, ported to R from Hiroaki Kawai's 'Python' implementation and embellished to sit naturally in the R ecosystem.

knitr

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Provides a general-purpose tool for dynamic report generation in R using Literate Programming techniques.

data.table

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Fast aggregation of large data (e.g. 100GB in RAM), fast ordered joins, fast add/modify/delete of columns by group using no copies at all, list columns, friendly and fast character-separated-value read/write. Offers a natural and flexible syntax, for faster development.