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

Albyn Jones jones at reed.edu
Tue Oct 30 19:28:58 CET 2012

More links on reproducible research:

Opinion: Open and Free: Software and Scientific Reproducibility
Seismological Research Letters
Volume 83 · Number 5 · September/October 2012

Reproducible Research in Computational Science
Roger D. Peng
Science 2 December 2011: 1226-1227.


On 2012-10-30 9:05, R. Michael Weylandt wrote:
> 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
> practices.
> Michael
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