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R is a language and environment for Statistical Computing and Graphics. R provides a free/open source, cross-platform, object-oriented environment to perform data analysis and visualisation tasks. Strength of R lies in its vibrant community, robust package repository and strong graphics capabilities. R provides all necessary tools required for various stages of a data analysis … Continue reading R – your tool for data analysis
Overview What is R? R's correspondence with S R features Useful URLs Installing R, RStudio R and Statistics Using R - Getting Started What is R? R is a language and environment for Statistical Computing and Graphics. It is based on S - a language earlier developed at Bell Labs. R features: Cross-platform Free/Open Source … Continue reading Getting started with R
If you download R (or R packages) using an unencrypted Internet connection, there is a possibility that a malicious actor could modify the code in transit (or substitute their own file), if they have access to the connection linking you and the CRAN server delivering the code. (This is possible, for example, when you download … Continue reading Best Practices for Using R Securely
Package ecosystem and graphics are strengths; security and memory management are weaknesses. Read more about this here.
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