partools: Tools for the 'Parallel' Package

Miscellaneous utilities for parallelizing large computations. Alternative to MapReduce. File splitting and distributed operations such as sort and aggregate. "Software Alchemy" method for parallelizing most statistical methods, presented in N. Matloff, Parallel Computation for Data Science, Chapman and Hall, 2015. Includes a debugging aid.

Version: 1.1.6
Depends: regtools, parallel, stats, utils, data.table, pdist, methods
Suggests: rpart, e1071, testthat
Published: 2017-04-10
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.partools
Author: Norm Matloff [cre,aut], Clark Fitzgerald [aut], with contributions by Alex Rumbaugh and Hadley Wickham
Maintainer: Norm Matloff <normmatloff at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: no
Citation: partools citation info
Materials: README
CRAN checks: partools results


Reference manual: partools.pdf
Vignettes: Partools


Package source: partools_1.1.6.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): partools_1.1.6.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): partools_1.1.6.tgz, r-release (x86_64): partools_1.1.6.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): partools_1.1.6.tgz
Old sources: partools archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: cdparcoord
Reverse imports: qeML
Reverse suggests: regtools


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