[R] S-Poetry in R

Thomas Lumley thomas at biostat.washington.edu
Mon Nov 16 17:53:14 CET 1998

On Mon, 16 Nov 1998, Friedrich Leisch wrote:

> >>>>> On Sat, 14 Nov 1998 05:05:11,
> >>>>> Peter B Mandeville (PBM) wrote:
> PBM> Kjetil Halvorsen mentioned a book call "S-Poetry in R". I checked with
> PBM> amazon.com and Barnes and Noble but they don't have it listed. Can somebody
> PBM> please give me the complete reference and where it can be obtained. 
> PBM> Suggestion: Might it be possible to put a list of the most important and
> PBM> new literature about R, S, and S+ which has a direct bearing on R in the
> PBM> Documentation section of CRAN along with where they can be obtained? This
> PBM> would be of great help to isolated neophytes beginning to use R.
> No problem with that ... just provide me with a list of references :-)

To the Venables & Ripley reference I would add Phil Spector's
"Introduction to S and S-PLUS", which some people find a useful, more
dilute, preparation for V&R, and Chambers and Hastie, which is already
mentioned in the FAQ.


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