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|Name=GNU R
 
|Name=GNU R
|Short description=a language and environment for statistical computing and graphics.
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|Short description=Environment for statistical computing and graphics
|Full description=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. There are some important differences, but much code written for S runs unaltered under R. 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. The S language is often the vehicle of choice for research in statistical methodology, and R provides an Open Source route to participation in that activity. 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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|Full description='''R''' is a language and environment for statistical computing and graphics. It provides a variety of statistical techniques, such as linear and nonlinear modeling, classical statistical tests, time-series analysis, classification and clustering. It also provides robust support for producing publication-quality data plots. A large amount of 3rd-party packages are available, greatly increasing its breadth and scope.
|User level=intermediate
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The R statistical computing environment has become the de-facto standard for writing statistical software among statisticians and has made substantial inroads in the social sciences. it is now possibly the most widely used statistical software in the world.
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|Homepage URL=https://www.r-project.org/
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|Is High Priority Project=No
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|VCS checkout command=svn checkout https://svn.r-project.org/R/trunk/ r-source
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|Computer languages=Fortran,R
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|Documentation note=User manuals available at https://cran.r-project.org/manuals.html
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=== See also ===
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* https://www.r-project.org/other-docs.html
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* https://journal.r-project.org
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=== Further reading ===
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* [https://developer.r-project.org/Blog/public/ The R Blog]
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* [https://developer.r-project.org/TechDocs/ R Technical Papers]
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'''Selection from the [https://shop.fsf.org/ FSF shop]'''
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[https://shop.fsf.org/books/free-freedom-20-richard-stallman Free as in Freedom 2.0, by Richard Stallman]
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[https://shop.fsf.org/books-docs/introduction-command-line Introduction to the Command Line]
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'''[https://www.gnu.org/help/help.html Helping the GNU Project and the Free Software Movement]'''
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If you have corrections to this entry or questions about it, please contact: mailto:maintainers@gnu.org
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|Decommissioned or Obsolete=No
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|Donate=https://www.r-project.org/foundation/donations.html
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|Microblog=https://twitter.com/_R_Foundation/
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|IRC general=irc://chat.freenode.net/R
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|Related projects=gnustandards,Littler
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|Keywords=statistics,linear,modelling,statistic,modeler,extensible,S
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|Version identifier=4.0.2
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|Version date=2020/06/22
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|Version status=stable
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|Version download=https://cran.r-project.org/src/base/R-4/R-4.0.2.tar.gz
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|Last review by=Genium
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|Last review date=2020/08/20
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
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|Submitted date=2011/04/01
|Version identifier=2.8.0
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|User level=advanced
|Version date=2008-11-10
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|Paid support=https://www.fsf.org/resources/service/
|Version status=stable
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|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=No
|Version download=http://lib.stat.cmu.edu/R/CRAN/src/base/R-2/R-2.8.0.tar.gz
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|Test entry=No
|License verified date=2008-11-10
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|Is GNU=Yes
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|GNU package identifier=r
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{{Project license
 
|License=GPLv2orlater
 
|License=GPLv2orlater
|License verified by=Kelly Hopkins
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|License verified by=Genium
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|License verified date=2020/04/25
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|License note=https://svn.r-project.org/R/trunk/COPYING
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|Real name=Peter Dalgaard
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|Role=Maintainer
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|Email=pd.mes@cbs.dk
 
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|Resource audience=Debian (Ref) (R)
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|Resource URL=https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/r-base
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Revision as of 08:10, 20 August 2020


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GNU R

https://www.r-project.org/
Language and environment for statistical computing and graphics

R is a system for statistical computation and graphics. It consists of a language plus a run-time environment with graphics, a debugger, access to certain system functions, and the ability to run programs stored in script files.

The core of R is an interpreted computer language which allows branching and looping as well as modular programming using functions. Most of the user-visible functions in R are written in R. It is possible for the user to interface to procedures written in the C, C++, or FORTRAN languages for efficiency. The R distribution contains functionality for a large number of statistical procedures. Among these are: linear and generalized linear models, nonlinear regression models, time series analysis, classical parametric and nonparametric tests, clustering and smoothing. There is also a large set of functions which provide a flexible graphical environment for creating various kinds of data presentations. Additional modules ("add-on packages") are available for a variety of specific purposes.





Licensing

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Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Peter Dalgaard Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Generalhttps://r-forge.r-project.org
WikidataGeneralhttps://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q206904
Generalhttps://cran.r-project.org
DebianDeveloperhttps://tracker.debian.org/pkg/r-base
Downloadhttps://cran.r-project.org/src/
SubversionVCS Repository Webviewhttps://svn.r-project.org/R/
Mailing Listhttps://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-devel/
Mailing Listhttps://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help/
Mailing Listhttps://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-package-devel/
BugzillaBug Trackinghttps://bugs.r-project.org/


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