[R] Easy, Robust and Stable GUI???
Achim.Zeileis at wu-wien.ac.at
Mon Jan 23 22:44:03 CET 2006
On Mon, 23 Jan 2006 12:44:49 -0800 (PST) pat_primate (sent by
> I know that this isn't really a R help question, but I am a
> psychology student at TRU (tru.ca) and my psych department is going
> to be switching statistical software in the near future. I thought
> this might be a good oppertunity to advocate for open source if an
> acceptable option is available. I have looked around a bit and R
> seems to be the most stable and mature (not to mention powerful) open
> source statistical program going. The only downfall is that the
> school has been using spss for years and would demand a similarly
> user friendly GUI based statistical program to replace it. I have
> looked at a few of the R guis and most of them look like they are
> just command line interfaces in pretty desktop windows and not really
> a gui like spss. If anyone knows of any stable, userfriendly and
> robust guis for R that would be similar to using spss please let me
> know, as I would love for my school to start embracing open source
Have you looked at John Fox's "Rcmdr" package?
John Fox (2005). "The R Commander: A Basic-Statistics Graphical User
Interface to R", Journal of Statistical Software, 14(9). URL
Also look at http://www.sciviews.org/_rgui/ for an overview of other
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