# R (programming language)

**R** is a

- powerful, free and open source, cross-platform, statistical and graphing software package;
- programming language;
- software environment for statistical computing.

## Downloading REdit

Visit the R Project home page.

## TutorialsEdit

## Books that are Helpful When Learning REdit

- An R Companion for Applied Regression (2nd ed.) - ISBN 141297514X
- Introductory Statistics with R
- Using R for Data Analysis and Graphics: Introduction, Code and Commentary, by J. H. Maindonald (PDF)
- An Introduction to R, by W. N. Venables, D. M. Smith, and the R Development Core Team (PDF)
- R in Action - ISBN 1935182390
- Efficient programming in R
^{[1]}. - Advanced R by Hadley Wickham

## See alsoEdit

- Wikipedia: R (programming language)
- Wikibooks:R Programming
- Searching R Packages: A discussion of current search capabilities, inviting readers to help draft a proposal for improvements that might be funded, e.g., by the R Foundation.

## External linksEdit

- R (Official site)
- R archive (Manuals, downloads, etc.)
- R wiki
- R mailing lists - R-help - R-teaching - Posting guide
- Using R for psychological research: A simple guide to an elegant package
- Guide to R for Analysts
- Programming R
- R Bloggers
- R Tutorial

### BooksEdit

- Books on R and S - list
- Shravan Vasishth and Michael Broe - The foundations of statistics: A simulation-based approach - draft
- Benjamin M. Bolker - Ecological Models and Data in R
- R Development Core Team - R Language Definition - (aka `R Language Manual'), the basics of R, draft, 60 pages
- R manuals, tutorials and samples - fairly large number of documentation available/downloadable for free, also non-English learning materials

- ↑ "Speeding Up Ecological and Evolutionary Computations in R; Essentials of High Performance Computing for Biologists".
*PLOS Computational Biology***11**(3): e1004140. 2015. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004140. ISSN 1553-7358.