Welcome to Using R for Statistics. This book was written for anyone who wants to use R to analyze data and create statistical plots. It is suitable for those with little or no experience with R, and aims to get you up and running quickly without having to learn all the details of programming.
R is a statistical analysis and graphics environment and also a programming language. It is command-driven and very similar to the commercially produced S-Plus® software. R is known for its professional-looking graphics, which allow complete customization.
R is open-source software and free to install under the GNU general public license. It is written and maintained by a group of volunteers known as the R core team.
The base software ...