R is a name you need to know

November 11, 2010

(This article was first published on Portfolio Probe » R language, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

As if that is news to some of you.

Forbes has a Mean Business blog post by Steve McNally titled “Names You Need to Know in 2011: R Data Analysis Software”. The post includes several links to why R is wonderful.

It also includes a pretty — but seemingly useless — statistical graph.  Correct me if I’m wrong.

This is the Green Room in The first rule of statistics is you don’t write about statistics takes exception to the simplistic statement about Facebook using R to learn about customer retention.

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