Next month the creators of R will receive the inaugrual Statistical Computing and Graphics Award from the American Statistical Association. It will be further recognition for Associate Professor Ross Ihaka who won the Pickering Medal in 2008. So what is R, how was it created, and why does it matter to so many in academia — and in business — around the world?
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The co-creator of an internationally recognised statistical program called R claims a US company is in exploiting the program’s open source licence.
A company focused on R, the open-source language for statistical analysis, has relaunched itself and given a preview of its technology roadmap for 2010.