[R] R forum for only Statistics

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Thu Apr 28 17:22:19 CEST 2011

On Apr 28, 2011, at 8:41 AM, Jeremy Hetzel wrote:

> Vincy,
> In addition to the R-help mailing list, other forums for R and  
> statistics
> that I go to include:
> Stackoverflow's R tagged questions
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/r
> StackExchange's Stats site:
> http://stats.stackexchange.com/
> A Google search for R statistics forum shows a few other forums that  
> I'm not
> familiar with.  It also shows a previous post to this list on a  
> similar
> topic: http://r.789695.n4.nabble.com/Statistics-forums-td873818.html ,
> where, at least in 2008, David Winsemius recommended the three  
> sci.stat.* on
> USENET, which are now also on Google Groups (
> https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forumsearch/sci.stat.*).  Perhaps  
> others
> have a better feel for which forums are of higher quality.  The  
> sci.stat.*
> groups look a bit overrun with spam these days.

I no longer look at the sci.stat groups because of that (but more  
because the interface and the advice on stats,stackexchange is simply  

> Jeremy
> On Thursday, April 28, 2011 7:26:06 AM UTC-4, Vincy Pyne wrote:
>> Hi!
>> I wish to know if there is any R forum which is meant only for  
>> Statistics?
>> I mean where we can clarify our statistics doubts and seek  
>> knowledge. I know
>> there are lot many books and internet sites, but 'R forum' has  
>> altogether
>> different standard and very high level and one can learn a lot from  
>> them.

David Winsemius, MD
West Hartford, CT

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