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Use R to calculate, process large amount of data, and display graphic charts. You can save your commands in a text editor. R is a free software environment for Windows, Mac and Linux OS. It is widely used among statisticians and data miners for statistical computing and graphics.
- What is R programming language?
- How can R help me analyze small to large amount of statistical data?
- Where can I find video and Web tutorials, manual and help info?
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R is a wonderful programming language for statistics and data management, used widely in industry, business, government, medicine and so on. And it's free, an open source product. The S language, of which R is essentially an open source version, won the ACM Software System Award in 1998.
A fast tutorial on the R
Once R is installed, there is a comprehensive built-in help system. At the program's command prompt you can use any of the following:
help.start() # general help
help(foo) # help about function foo
?foo # same thing
apropos("foo") # list all functions containing string foo
example(foo) # show an example of function foo
Getting Help in R
This is an introduction to R (“GNU S”), a language and environment for statistical computing and graphics. R is similar to the award-winning1 S system, which was developed at Bell Laboratories by John Chambers et al. It provides a wide variety of statistical and graphical techniques (linear and nonlinear modelling, statistical tests, time series analysis, classification, clustering, ...).
This manual provides information on data types, programming elements, statistical
R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. It compiles and runs on a wide variety of UNIX platforms, Windows and MacOS. To download R, please choose your preferred CRAN mirror.
Learn the R programming language for data analysis and visualization. This software programming language is great for statistical computing and graphics.
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