background: This packages allow users to ``background'' computations.

Perform calculations concurently in the background thereby freeing the R console to perform other tasks. The package currently supports a sequential backend, where the calculation is evaluted when it is brought into the foreground along with a multicore backend, where the calculation is started immediately after it is backgrounded. Other packages, such as multicore.background can be used for true process backgrounding.

AuthorMichael Kane
Date of publication2012-06-16 22:33:43
MaintainerMichael Kane <>

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