A programming language and software environment, commonly used for statistical computing within data heavy roles such as data mining, statistics and working with graphics. The language was created as a language similar to S.
|Developed by||Ross Eyhaka, Robert Gentleman|
|Latest stable version||R 3|
|Used by||Facebook, IBM, Amazon|
R uses the command-line interface, although several graphical user interfaces are available, such as R Commander, RKWard, RStudio, Weka, Rapid Miner, KNIME, and integration tools into office packages. In 2010, R entered the list of winners of the Infoworld magazine [en] in the nomination for the best open software for application development.