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Study guide

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikiversity


R is a

  • powerful, free and open source, cross-platform, statistical and graphing software package;
  • programming language;
  • software environment for statistical computing.


Downloading R

Visit the R Project home page.


Attention yellow.svg There are many well developed and maintained existing R tutorials on the web, e.g.,

Books that are Helpful When Learning R

An R and S-Plus Companion for Applied Regression
Introductory Statistics with R
Using R for Data Analysis and Graphics: Introduction, Code and Commentary, by J. H. Maindonald (PDF)
An Introduction to R, by W. N. Venables, D. M. Smith, and the R Development Core Team (PDF)

See also

Wikipedia-logo.png Run a search on R at Wikipedia.
Wikibooks-logo-en.svg Wikibooks has a book on the topic of R Programming.

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