[R] A somewhat off the line question to a log normal distrib

David Whiting david.whiting at ncl.ac.uk
Thu Dec 2 13:48:29 CET 2004

Robin Hankin <r.hankin at soc.soton.ac.uk> writes:

> [stuff about the CLT deleted]
> >
> > So you can use R usefully to eveluate general statisical
> > issues of this kind!
> >
> absolutely!  R is excellent for this sort of thing.  I use it for
> teaching stats all the time.
> I'd say that without a tool like R you cannot learn statistics.

I believe Fisher and a few others managed to get by without it.

David Whiting
University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

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