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R language interface version 1.2 released

The R Language Interface makes it possible to load, parameterize, execute and interrogate a previously saved Simile model within an R language script.

The interface package for doing so is available via The Comprehensive R Archive Network ( by the name Simile. The new version is 1.2. It is compatible with all Simile platforms, and works with Simile version 5.94 or later. Modellers with these Simile versions should use the latest R Language Interface package. It also simplifies some of the interface commands by providing default values for more arguments, and fixes a problem with Simile models that included random number generation.

R is a scripting language especially designed for statistical manipulation of data. It is open-source, freely available and widely used. The Simile model interface is just one of thousands of available extension packages for R.
To use a model via the R interface, a compiled binary executable for the model must be created. This is only possible when using Simile's Enterprise edition. If you wish to create an executable for your model in order to evaluate the R interface, please send the model to and state what platform you will be using for R execution.
The R interface includes full documentation in the normal R style, and an example that plots data from a Simile model on the R plotter tool.

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