R Packages growth CurveWhy R is so popular? There are a lot of reasons, such as: easy to learn and convenient to use, active community,
open source, etc. Another important reason is the numerous contributed packages. Up to yesterday, there are 3854 R packages on CRAN.The following figure shows the growth curve of R package:
Most of regression methods assume that the response variables follow some exponential distribution families, e.g. Guassian,
Poisson, Gamma, etc. However, this assumption was frequently violated in real world data by, for example, zero-inflated overdispersion
problem. A number of methods were developed to deal with such problem, and among them, Quasi-Poisson and Negative Binomial are the most
popular methods perhaps due...
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