[Rd] Citation for R

Jan de Leeuw deleeuw at stat.ucla.edu
Mon Jun 13 02:51:57 CEST 2005

There is one easy way to do this. Make R-core the guest editor of a  
issue of JSS and use that special issue to publish the manuals (which  
have R-core as author).

On Jun 12, 2005, at 17:37 , Gordon K Smyth wrote:

> This is just a note that R would get a lot more citations if the  
> recommended citation was an
> article in a recognised journal or from a recognised publisher.
> I use R in work leading to publications often, and I strongly want  
> to give the R core team credit
> for their work.  However I find that I can't persuade my biological  
> collaborators to include the
> current R citation (below) in their reference lists, because it is  
> not an article in a recognised
> journal nor from a recognised publisher.  I can cite the 1996 paper  
> by Ihaka and Gentleman, and
> sometimes this what I do, but I'd really like to give credit to the  
> other R core members as well,
> for example the CRAN people and those involved in the Windows version.
> I know this is more work for the R team, like everything else, but  
> an article on the story of R
> since the creation of the core team would be really nice to see.
>> citation()
> To cite R in publications use:
>   R Development Core Team (2005). R: A language and environment for  
> statistical
>   computing. R Foundation for Statistical Computing, Vienna,  
> Austria. ISBN
>   3-900051-07-0, URL http://www.R-project.org.
> Gordon
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