Package 'ff' supports fast on-disk objects: standard and packed atomics, ffdf data.frames, csv import/export, chunking and indexing. Integrated package 'bit' supports fast in-memory booleans: 'bit' (1-bit boolean), 'bitwhich' (asymetric booleans).

The **project summary page** you can find **here**.

**presentations on available functionality**

Oehlschlägel (2010) *Managing large datasets in R - ff examples and concepts*. Invited presentation at Institute for Statistics and Mathematics,
Vienna University of Economics and Business. *Example source code*

Oehlschlägel, Adler (2009) *Coordinating package 'ff' for large objects with R base*. Presentation at The sixth international workshop on Directions in Statistical Computing (DSC 2009), Copenhagen

Oehlschlägel, Adler (2009) *Managing data.frames with package 'ff' and fast filtering with package 'bit'*. Presentation at UseR!2009, Agrocampus, Rennes

Adler, Oehlschlägel, Nenadic, Zucchini (2008) *Large atomic data in R package 'ff'*. Presentation at UseR!2008, statistics department, University of Dortmund

Adler, Oehlschlägel, Nenadic, Zucchini (2008) *High-Performance Processing of Large Data Sets via Memory Mapping: A Case Study in R And C++*. Presentation at Joint Statistical Meetings, Denver, Colorado.

**presentations on future functionality**

Oehlschlägel, Adler, Nenadic, Zucchini (2008) *A first glimpse into 'R.ff'*. Presentation at UseR!2008, statistics department, University of Dortmund