[racket] Teach yourself Racket in Fixnum Days?

From: Guillaume Marceau (gmarceau at gmail.com)
Date: Tue Jan 17 01:12:30 EST 2012

On 1/6/2012 10:07 PM, Giuseppe Paleologo wrote:
> My applications are mostly in Statistics/Data Analysis. Rather than
> dealing with a single, massive data set, I often have many medium-sized
> ones. I find myself applying in R or Python large amounts of maps,
> reduces, filters and other list manipulations that I believe Racket can
> perform more expressively. As an example of a building block of what I'd
> like to build or reuse, consider the R data.frame: an array that can be
> sliced by rows/ columns using logical indices, numerical indices, or
> names for rows and columns. Moreover, the rows and columns could be
> accessed as individual lists. I wonder what's the best way to do this in
> Racket. I am not looking for a cookbook, but something that teaches the
> essentials, with examples of non-standard data strucures.

I wrote a data structure for this which you are welcome to reuse. It's 
called table.


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