torch: Tensors and Neural Networks with 'GPU' Acceleration

Provides functionality to define and train neural networks similar to 'PyTorch' by Paszke et al (2019) <arXiv:1912.01703> but written entirely in R using the 'libtorch' library. Also supports low-level tensor operations and 'GPU' acceleration.

Version: 0.1.0
Imports: Rcpp, R6, withr, rlang, methods, utils, stats, bit64, magrittr
LinkingTo: Rcpp
Suggests: testthat (≥ 2.1.0), covr, knitr, rmarkdown, glue, palmerpenguins
Published: 2020-09-28
Author: Daniel Falbel [aut, cre, cph], Javier Luraschi [aut, cph], Dmitriy Selivanov [ctb], Athos Damiani [ctb], RStudio [cph]
Maintainer: Daniel Falbel <daniel at>
License: MIT + file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: yes
SystemRequirements: C++11, LibTorch (
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: torch results


Reference manual: torch.pdf
Vignettes: Extending Autograd
Indexing tensors
Loading data
Creating tensors
Using autograd
Package source: torch_0.1.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release: torch_0.1.0.tgz, r-oldrel: torch_0.1.0.tgz
Old sources: torch archive


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