R (programming language)

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R is a

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

Downloading R[edit | edit source]

Visit the R Project home page.

Tutorials[edit | edit source]

There are many well developed and maintained R tutorials on the web, e.g., http://www.cyclismo.org/tutorial/R

Books that are Helpful When Learning R[edit | edit source]

  • An R Companion for Applied Regression (2nd ed.) - ISBN 141297514X
  • 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)
  • R in Action - ISBN 1935182390
  • Efficient programming in R [1].
  • Advanced R by Hadley Wickham

See also[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

Books[edit | edit source]

  1. "Speeding Up Ecological and Evolutionary Computations in R; Essentials of High Performance Computing for Biologists". PLOS Computational Biology 11 (3): e1004140. 2015. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004140. ISSN 1553-7358.