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Re: st: RE: Moving from Stata to Mata


From   "Thomas Jacobs" <thomasjacobs@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: Moving from Stata to Mata
Date   Mon, 15 Oct 2007 16:01:45 -0500

Daniel,

Thanks for the suggestion and the translation.

Tom

On 10/15/07, daniel waxman <dan@amplecat.com> wrote:
> Tom,
>
> One can view Stata's main memory space as nothing more than a big matrix,
> with variables being columns and observations rows.
>
> I think that st_view() in Mata might be what you're looking for.
>
> By the way, I've always interpreted "hope this helps" as listserv-speak
> which translates roughly into "I've spent some time answering your query but
> can't promise that I'll spend any more..."  Or something like that.  (said
> with humorous intent... no offense to anybody.)
>
> Hope this helps!
>
> Daniel
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Thomas Jacobs
> Sent: Monday, October 15, 2007 4:12 PM
> To: StataList
> Subject: st: Moving from Stata to Mata
>
> If one is working with program or do file in Stata and wishes to move
> to Mata within the program to use a Mata function for a matrix or
> vector defined in the Stata program, is this possible?
>
> For example, I produce a vector of changes and wish to calculate the
> norm using mata's norm function.  If I invoke Mata, it does not appear
> that any of my Stata variables and matrices are there.  If it is
> possible to move between them, what steps must be taken to "move" the
> matrix from Stata to Mata?
>
> Thanks very much.
>
> Sincerely,
>
> Tom
>
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