[plt-scheme] Scheme and R

From: Prabhakar Ragde (plragde at uwaterloo.ca)
Date: Thu Mar 26 14:04:40 EDT 2009

Neil Toronto wrote:

> I would guess that the most difficult thing for the students to get used 
> to is working with library functions that vectorize everything - that 
> operate on lists or vectors of samples rather than single values - and 
> then writing their own code the same way. I think what Noel is 
> suggesting is to show them this in Scheme first as preparation for 
> programming in R.

Doesn't the proper analogy here involve map, filter, foldr (which they 
already see)? --PR

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