[Rd] R mentioned in Computerworld

Douglas Bates bates at stat.wisc.edu
Wed Jan 21 14:40:18 MET 2004

Martin Schulze reported in Debian Weekly News

Debian Weekly News
Debian Weekly News - January 20th, 2004


Debian used for Data Mining in Business. Rodney Gedda [21]reported in
Computerworld about the use of Debian by [22]Commonwealth Scientific
and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) in Australia. Principal
computer scientist for enterprise data mining, Dr. Graham Williams,
stated that CSIRO uses a number of toolkits including R, GNOME, and
Python scripting, running on the Debian GNU/Linux operating system.
"The Department of Health and Ageing has a 200 CPU cluster running
Debian GNU/Linux", Williams said. "Debian is a stable server operating
system that is easy to maintain and we also use it on desktops."

 21. http://www.computerworld.com.au/index.php?id=351192284
 22. http://www.csiro.au/index.asp

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