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R is `GNU S' - A language and environment for statistical computing and graphics. R is similar to the award-winning S system, which was developed at Bell Laboratories by John Chambers et al. It provides a wide variety of statistical and graphical techniques (linear and nonlinear modelling, statistical tests, time series analysis, classification, clustering, ...).

R is designed as a true computer language with control-flow constructions for iteration and alternation, and it allows users to add additional functionality by defining new functions. For computationally intensive tasks, C, C++ and Fortran code can be linked and called at run time.

S is the statistician's Matlab and R is to S what Octave is to Matlab.

This package provides the core GNU R system from which only the optional documentation packages r-base-html, r-base-latex, r-doc-html, r-doc-pdf and r-doc-info have been split off to somewhat reduce the size of this package.
Associated Programs
ess Emacs mode for statistical programming and data analysis
Perl Larry Wall's Practical Extraction and Report Language
r-base-dev GNU R installation of auxiliary GNU R packages
r-base-html GNU R html docs for statistical computing system functions
r-base-latex GNU R LaTeX docs for statistical computing system functions
r-doc-html GNU R html manuals for statistical computing system
r-doc-info GNU R info manuals statistical computing system
r-doc-pdf GNU R pdf manuals for statistical computing system
r-mathlib GNU R standalone mathematics library
r-recommended GNU R collection of recommended packages [metapackage]
UnZip De-archiver for .zip files
Zip Archiver for .zip files
Available deb Repositories (how-to add a respository)
Debian 32-bit 64-bit
stable 2.5.1-2
sid 2.6.0~20070910-3 2.6.0~20070910-3

Ubuntu 32-bit

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