The R-Podcast Episode 1: Introduction

February 12, 2012
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Here is the inaugural episode of the R-Podcast! In this episode, I take a few minutes to introduce myself and to explain the main goals of this podcast. I also define what R is and give an overview of R’s history of development and features that distinguish it from other statistical software. Please feel free to send your feedback to [email protected] or leave a voice mail at +1-269-849-9780.

The following resources are mentioned in this episode:

Episode 1 Time Stamps

00:00 The R-Podcast #001 Introduction
00:31 Introduction
01:31 About me
05:00 Goals of the R-Podcast
08:01 What is R?
12:22 Why I am a fan of R
16:50 History of R development
24:25 About the r-podcast.org site
25:54 How to subscribe
27:34 Feedback: [email protected], + 1-269-849-9780
30:52 End

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