Class "matrix_or_big.matrix"


Union of base's 'matrix' and bigmemory's 'big.matrix' objects. If the bigmemory package is unavailable, an empty, dummy big.matrix class is created first.

Objects from the Class

A virtual Class: No objects may be created from it.


Helper class used to dispatch methods on either matrix or big.matrix objects.


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