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Description R is a language and environment for statistical computing and graphics. R provides a wide variety of statistical (linear and nonlinear modelling, classical statistical tests, time-series analysis, classification, clustering, ...) and graphical techniques, and is highly extensible. The S language is often the vehicle of choice for research in statistical methodology, and R provides an Open Source route to participation in that activity.
Version installed Ubuntu 18.04: 3.4.4 (from the Ubuntu repositories).
Usage At the command prompt, type:
Upgrade Notes See the R SERIES NEWS page.
Manuals and
See the Documentation section in the R website.
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Additional Info There are hundreds of Contributed Packages for R, written by many different authors. Some of these packages implement specialized statistical methods, others give access to data or hardware, and others are designed to complement textbooks.
If you need a package which is not among the ones installed by default with R, please get in touch with us.