[R] Citation in the literature

ronggui ronggui.huang at gmail.com
Wed May 7 15:07:50 CEST 2008

> citation()

To cite R in publications use:

  R Development Core Team (2008). R: A language and environment for
  statistical computing. R Foundation for Statistical Computing,
  Vienna, Austria. ISBN 3-900051-07-0, URL http://www.R-project.org.

A BibTeX entry for LaTeX users is

    title = {R: A Language and Environment for Statistical Computing},
    author = {{R Development Core Team}},
    organization = {R Foundation for Statistical Computing},
    address = {Vienna, Austria},
    year = {2008},
    note = {{ISBN} 3-900051-07-0},
    url = {http://www.R-project.org},

We have invested a lot of time and effort in creating R, please cite
it when using it for data analysis. See also 'citation("pkgname")'
for citing R packages.

On Wed, May 7, 2008 at 9:03 PM, Sébastien <pomchip at free.fr> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
>  Very quick question: How should I cite the use of R in a publication ?
>  Thanks in advance.
>  Sebastien
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HUANG Ronggui, Wincent

Bachelor of Social Work, Fudan University, China

Master of sociology, Fudan University, China

Ph.D. Candidate, CityU of HK,

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