[R] R in Nature

simon blomberg blomsp at ozemail.com.au
Sat Aug 26 02:32:26 CEST 2006

AAh. Then my hypothesis has been rejected. Oh well!



>It used to be that
>	R Ihaka and R Gentleman
>	R: A Language for Data Analysis and Graphics
>	Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 1996
>was used to cite R.
>I see a handful of these in Nature from around 2003.
>On Fri, 25 Aug 2006, Simon Blomberg wrote:
>>Hi all,
>>We've just had a paper accepted for publication in Nature. We used R for
>>95% of our analyses (one of my co-authors sneaked in some GenStat when I
>>wasn't looking.). The preprint is available from the Nature web site, in
>>the open peer-review trial section. I searched Nature for previous
>>references to "R Development Core Team", and I received no hits. So I
>>tentatively conclude that our paper is the first Nature paper to cite R.
>>A great many thanks to the R Development Core Team for R, and Prof.
>>Bates for lmer.
>>(I'm off to the pub to celebrate.)
>>Simon Blomberg, B.Sc.(Hons.), Ph.D, M.App.Stat.
>>Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies
>>The Australian National University
>>Canberra ACT 0200
>>T: +61 2 6125 7800 email: Simon.Blomberg_at_anu.edu.au
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>>The combination of some data and an aching desire for
>>an answer does not ensure that a reasonable answer
>>can be extracted from a given body of data.
>>- John Tukey.
>>    [ Part 3.91: "Included Message" ]
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Simon Blomberg, B.Sc.(Hons.), Ph.D, M.App.Stat.
Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 0200

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