Adding R to the Alphabet Soup

Project

Adding R to the Alphabet Soup

Principal Investigator

Jan Vitek

Purdue University

Oracle Fellowship Recipient

Gregor Richards, Petr Maj, Tomas Kalibera

Oracle Principal Investigator

Mario Wolczko, Architect

Summary

Prof Vitek leads a world-class group of virtual machine implementors, and has NSF funding to work towards a high-performance implementation of R (the most widely used programming language for analytics, and Oracle's strategic choice). Prof Vitek's team bring considerable expertise on R and other dynamic languages to Project Alphabet Soup.