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R programming language - A link roundup

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Posted Dec 07 2009 10:55 AM

The R programming language and environment has gained a lot of attention lately for its ability to perform complicated analysis and visualization without the need to know the inner workings of the computing systems used to process the data. Given it's single character designation, sometimes searching for information on R can be a real pain. Here's a list of interesting links to get you going with R:

NYT Article: Data Analysts Captivated by R's Power

Introduction to R

Simple data analysis in R

Beginner to advanced resources for the R programming language

R video tutorial

One R tip a day

R reference card, PDF

Use R from Python

JGR - Java GUI for R

RExcel - R for Excel

R for Mac OS X FAQ

Data Mining with R

If you come across other interesting R links, please post them in a comment.

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 : Dec 07 2009 01:41 PM

Article by Joe Adler on analyzing baseball data.
 : Dec 08 2009 05:28 PM
For the molecular biologists, biophysicists, and ecologists who would like to use R, here are two recent books:

Bloomfield, Victor
Computer Simulation and Data Analysis in Molecular Biology and Biophysics: An Introduction Using R
Series: Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering
2009, XVI, 321 p. 124 illus., 1 in color., Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1-4419-0084-5

Soetaert, Karline and Peter M.J. Herman 2009
A Practical Guide to Ecological Modelling. Using R as a Simulation Platform
372 pp
Publisher: Springer
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Posted Oct 21 2011 07:55 AM

I actively curate a collection of links about R at scoop.it: http://www.scoop.it/t/r

Many of the stories also appeared at the r-bloggers mailing list: http://www.r-bloggers.com/

Steven L. Johnson