The Many Faces of R

March 15, 2018

(This article was originally published at Statistics – Win-Vector Blog, and syndicated at StatsBlogs.)

Some days I see R as an eclectic programming language preferred by scientists.

“Programming languages as people.”


From Leftover Salad (David Marino).

Other days I see it more like the following.

“Statistical tools as cars.”

Shared previously by Darren L. Dhaly and brought to my attention by post by Dimitri Liakhovitski, not sure of original source.

(Apologies to SPSS, I haven’t used the system and don’t have any strong opinion about it one way or another.)

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