ESS and Literate Statistical Practice
rossini at blindglobe.net
Thu Aug 16 14:34:21 CEST 2001
I've got a few examples that I'll send. Basically, write files in
Noweb, with *.nw. I think you need to uncomment the
(require 'ess-noweb) line in ess-site.el so that it will put you in
the right mode.
I'll write more when I wake up.
>>>>> "MN" == Matthew Nelson <mnelson at esperion.com> writes:
MN> ESS users, I've reached a point of frustration (again) with my
MN> current methods of documenting and reporting on my statistical
MN> investigations which are often exploratory in nature and
MN> include a fair amount of output and copious use of graphics.
MN> In my most recent search for examples of alternative (and
MN> hopefully better) methods, I came across Tony Rossini's paper
MN> in the DSC2001 proceedings on Literate Statistical Practice.
MN> Having previous exposure to literate programming, I am
MN> interested in exploring this as an option.
MN> The change logs for ESS indicate that some functionality for
MN> this has been incorporated. Unfortunately, I was not able to
MN> find more than a couple of trivial examples on the S/R mailing
MN> lists. Has anyone documented how LSP might be accomplished
MN> with ESS? If not, is anyone willing to share examples with a
MN> few pointers for application? Other suggested methods and
MN> pointers to class notes or publications would also be
MN> I work in R with ESS under Linux, and am familiar with most
MN> tools that would be used.
MN> Best Regards, Matt
MN> Matthew R. Nelson, Ph.D. Director, Information Systems
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A.J. Rossini Rsrch. Asst. Prof. of Biostatistics
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