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RContents:AvailabilityUnix: Version 1.5.1 of the R statistical package is installed on Kellogg's Unix server, skew3. Precompiled versions of R can be downloaded for free for MS Windows, Linux and Mac OS from the Comprehensive R Archive Network (CRAN). DescriptionR ("GNU S") is a language and environment for statistical computing and graphics. R is similar to the S system (see SPlus). It provides a wide variety of statistical and graphical techniques: linear and nonlinear modelling, statistical tests, time series analysis, classification, clustering, etc. Vendor informationR is the result of a collaborative project. Refer to www.rproject.org. SupportThe R Project web site (www.rproject.org) includes links to online documentation, FAQ and Rrelated mailing lists and sites. Running R
Unix: To start R, type "
To see a list of the demo programs available, type
To exit R, type The "R" binary in /usr/local/bin starts the package. Examples and solutionsAll installations of R include example programs under the "library" directory. This directory includes subdirectories for each module of the language. In Kellogg's Unix server, the path to the "library" directory is:
Sample programs for the base module of R, for example, can be found under Manuals available at Research Computing
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