[R] OT - use of R

Chung-hong Chan chainsawtiney at gmail.com
Wed Aug 15 06:38:44 CEST 2007

A quick search of google scholar found 2556 cites to the classic paper
by Ihaka et al.


On 8/15/07, Andy Bunn <Andy.Bunn at wwu.edu> wrote:
> Hello, is there an up-to-date reference for how many people use R? I'm
> giving an R demo and want to cite wonderful R usage stats. How many
> people use it (or download it)? How often is R used in peer-reviewed
> pubs, etc. Is there any whiz-bang citation that says something like "R
> is great and developed by the best minds in statistical computing." Any
> thoughts?
> -Andy
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