Formal Methods and Classes
Formally defined methods and classes for R objects, plus other programming tools, as described in the references.
This package provides the “S4” or “S version 4” approach to methods and classes in a functional language.
Some specific topics:
- Generic functions:
- Reference classes:
- Class unions; virtual classes
These pages will have additional links to related topics.
For a complete
list of functions and classes, use
Chambers, John M. (2016) Extending R, Chapman & Hall. (Chapters 9 and 10.)
Chambers, John M. (2008) Software for Data Analysis: Programming with R Springer. (Chapter 10 has some additional details.)