[R] R demos

Frank E Harrell Jr f.harrell at vanderbilt.edu
Fri Jun 24 17:46:42 CEST 2005

Federico Calboli wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am currently preparing some form of slideshow introducing R and its
> capabilities for some colleagues. The thing will be about 30 mins, and
> I'd like to have some "pretty pictures" and some "amazing facts" (I'm
> trying to sell, obviously :)).
> Can I ask if it's possible to easily retrieve a gross figure of the
> number of functions in R considering the "base" install and all the
> libraries available?
> Apart from graphics and lattice, are there any more packages producing
> eye catching graphics (possibly with a survival analysis/epidemiological
> bend)?

For survival analysis/epi graphics examples you might look at 
Chapters 10 and 19.  Also see the Alzola-Harrell book's chapter on the 
Design package at 


> Cheers,
> Federico Calboli

Frank E Harrell Jr   Professor and Chair           School of Medicine
                      Department of Biostatistics   Vanderbilt University

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