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Introducing R

  • Pierre Lafaye de Micheaux
  • Rémy Drouilhet
  • Benoit Liquet
Chapter
Part of the Statistics and Computing book series (SCO, volume 40)

Abstract

R is a piece of statistical software created by Ross Ihaka and Robert Gentleman [21]. R is both a programming language and a work environment. Commands are executed using descriptive code. Results are displayed as text and the plots are visualized directly in their own window. R is clone of the statistical software S-plus.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pierre Lafaye de Micheaux
    • 1
  • Rémy Drouilhet
    • 2
  • Benoit Liquet
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and StatisticsUniversité de MontréalMontréalCanada
  2. 2.B.S.H.MGrenobleFrance
  3. 3.School of Mathematics and PhysicsThe University of QueenslandBrisbaneAustralia

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