How to use R

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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]

Visit the R Project home page.


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

Books that are Helpful When Learning R[edit]

An R Companion for Applied Regression (2nd ed.)
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

See also[edit]

Wikipedia-logo.png Search for R on Wikipedia.
Wikibooks-logo.svg Wikibooks has a book on the topic of R Programming.

External links[edit]