[R] Problems for 13 year old

Kloss, Burkhard Burkhard.Kloss at kbcfp.com
Sat Jan 25 04:18:03 CET 2003

>There was some discussion on python news groups of an introductory
>programming course based on python, which is similar in structure to
>the S language.  (Note I said "similar" - no flames please.)  That may
>also be a source of examples.

Computer Programming for everyone:  http://www.mlab.uiah.fi/~eye/python/

While I think R is a wonderful tool, it may be a bit too specialised for a 13 year old, unless he has a serious mathematical bent.  I'd also recommend Python (both for introducing people to programming and in general), but for quickly getting results with graphics, Logo is unbeatable.

	Burkhard Kloss

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