# 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.

## Contents

## Downloading R[edit]

Visit the R Project home page.

## Tutorials[edit]

## 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]

Wikibooks has a book on the topic of .R Programming |

- R (Wikipedia)
- R Programming (Wikibooks)

## External links[edit]

- R (Official site)
- R archive (Manuals, downloads, etc.)
- R wiki
- Riki: the wiki for R
- R mailing lists - R-help - R-teaching - Posting guide
- Using R for psychological research: A simple guide to an elegant package
- Guide to R for Analysts
- Programming R
- R Bloggers

### Books[edit]

- Books on R and S - list
- Shravan Vasishth and Michael Broe - The foundations of statistics: A simulation-based approach - draft
- Benjamin M. Bolker - Ecological Models and Data in R
- R Development Core Team - R Language Definition - (aka `R Language Manual'), the basics of R, draft, 60 pages
- R manuals, tutorials and samples - fairly large number of documentation available/downloadable for free, also non-English learning materials