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Regression Analysis with R by Giuseppe Ciaburro

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The R environment

After introducing the main topic of the book, it is time to discover the programming environment we will use for our regression analysis. As specified by the title of the book, we will perform our examples in the R environment.

R is an interpreted programming language that allows the use of common facilities for controlling the flow of information, and modular programming using a large number of functions. Most of the available features are written in R. It is also possible for the user to interface with procedures written in C, C ++, or FORTRAN.

R is a GNU project that draws its inspiration from the S language; in fact R is similar to S and can be considered as a different implementation of S. R was developed by John Chambers ...

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