R language

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.

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First released 1993
Developed by Ross Eyhaka, Robert Gentleman
Latest stable version R 3
Open-source Yes
Used by Facebook, IBM, Amazon

Interesting facts

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.

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