[Openmcl-devel] LISP & Statistics
joswig at lisp.de
Mon Jun 8 01:12:03 PDT 2009
Am 08.06.2009 um 01:56 schrieb Steve Núñez:
> I hope you’ll forgive a question that’s only tangentially related to
> I’ve got a project coming up that involves predictive modelling and
> PMML. This is an area I have been involved with in the past, but am
> quite rusty. It seems that the ‘state of the art’ is ‘R’. It’s an
> active, up to date project, with many contributions. In the Lisp
> side, there’s ‘lisp-stat’, which seems dead.
> I don’t mind learning ‘R’, but it’s YAL (Yet Another Language — when
> are we (the industry) going to stop wasting time with this?), but
> would prefer not to add the learning curve time required to the
> Are there any viable alternatives for doing statistics in Lisp?
Funny at least one of the authors of R was/is looking into moving to
See the article 'Back to the Future: Lisp as the base for a
Statistical Computing System'.
Also see these talks: http://www.stat.auckland.ac.nz/~ihaka/?Talks
Here is some 'statistics' code for Common Lisp:
Above also hosts a Common Lisp version of the core of 'lisp-stat'.
The CL Directory links to maths libraries: http://www.cl-user.net/asp/tags/11071
Also see the CLIKI page:
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Rainer Joswig, Hamburg, Germany
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