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GNU R

http://www.r-project.org/
R is a language and environment for statistical computing and graphics. It is a GNU project which is similar to the S language and environment which was developed at Bell Laboratories (formerly AT&T, now Lucent Technologies) by John Chambers and colleagues. R can be considered as a different implementation of S. Whereas the resulting language is very similar in appearance to S, the underlying implementation and semantics are derived from Scheme.

GNU R provides a wide variety of statistical (linear and nonlinear modelling, classical statistical tests, time-series analysis, classification, clustering, ...) and graphical techniques, and is highly extensible. One of R's strengths is the ease with which well-designed publication-quality plots can be produced, including mathematical symbols and formulae where needed. Great care has been taken over the defaults for the minor design choices in graphics, but the user retains full control.

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http://www.r-project.org/other-docs.html

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Download version 3.1.1 (stable)
released on 10 July 2014

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Licensing

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GPLv2orlaterKelly Hopkins19 July 2010
LGPLv2.1Kelly Hopkins19 July 2010
LGPLv2.1orlaterKelly Hopkins19 July 2010



Leaders and contributors

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Douglas Bates Maintainer
Jose C. Pinheiro Maintainer
William N. Venables Maintainer


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Audience Resource type URI
Developer Download http://cran.r-project.org/mirrors.html
Support Homepage http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/r.README
Developer Bug Tracking http://bugs.r-project.org/cgi-bin/R
Help Mailing List Subscribe http://www.r-project.org/mail.html


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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 7 August 2014.



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