R gets some -E-S-P-E-C-T

January 12, 2009
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(This article was first published on Decision Science News » R, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

NEW YORK TIMES STORY ON THE APPEAL OF R

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It is no secret that Decision Science News is crazy about the R language for statistical computing. Find out why R is so great in this New York Times article. Then start to teach yourself R with our short series of video tutorials.

Addendum: Check out the hordes of R supporters in this comments of this Freakonomics blog post, correcting an assumption by Ayers that happens to be 180 degrees in the wrong direction.

Animation credit: Friend of Decision Science News Yihui Xie.

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