[R] Problems for 13 year old
Burkhard.Kloss at kbcfp.com
Sat Jan 25 04:18:03 CET 2003
>There was some discussion on python news groups of an introductory
>programming course based on python, which is similar in structure to
>the S language. (Note I said "similar" - no flames please.) That may
>also be a source of examples.
Computer Programming for everyone: http://www.mlab.uiah.fi/~eye/python/
While I think R is a wonderful tool, it may be a bit too specialised for a 13 year old, unless he has a serious mathematical bent. I'd also recommend Python (both for introducing people to programming and in general), but for quickly getting results with graphics, Logo is unbeatable.
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