[R] peer-reviewed (or not) publications on R

R. Michael Weylandt michael.weylandt at gmail.com
Tue Oct 30 17:05:57 CET 2012

On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 2:22 PM, Paul Artes <paul_h_artes at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> Dear Friends,
> I'm contributing to a paper on a new R package for a clinical (medicine,
> ophthalmology) audience, and part of the mission is to encourage people who
> might be occasional users of Excel or SPSS, to become more familiar with R.
> I'd really appreciate any pointers to more recent papers that describe R,
> it's growth (statistics on user base, number of packages, volume of help
> list traffic) and application in many diverse fields. Published
> peer-reviewed papers of course would be best, but I'd appreciate any
> pointers to other resources and compilations that might float around
> somewhere. Is there anything bibliometric (number of citations)?  I will
> happily send something back to the list...
> Best wishes
> Paul

Two possible starting points would be the Journal of Statistical
Software or the R Journal.

There's also this interesting paper -- http://arxiv.org/abs/1210.0530
-- which doesn't touch R to the best of my memory, but explains why
FOSS + Science is a good idea and sketches (one group's ideas of) best


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