Re: [Rd] Citation for R

From: Jan de Leeuw <deleeuw_at_stat.ucla.edu>
Date: Mon 13 Jun 2005 - 00:51:57 GMT

There is one easy way to do this. Make R-core the guest editor of a special
issue of JSS and use that special issue to publish the manuals (which again
have R-core as author).

On Jun 12, 2005, at 17:37 , Gordon K Smyth wrote:

> This is just a note that R would get a lot more citations if the
> recommended citation was an
> article in a recognised journal or from a recognised publisher.
>
> I use R in work leading to publications often, and I strongly want
> to give the R core team credit
> for their work. However I find that I can't persuade my biological
> collaborators to include the
> current R citation (below) in their reference lists, because it is
> not an article in a recognised
> journal nor from a recognised publisher. I can cite the 1996 paper
> by Ihaka and Gentleman, and
> sometimes this what I do, but I'd really like to give credit to the
> other R core members as well,
> for example the CRAN people and those involved in the Windows version.
>
> I know this is more work for the R team, like everything else, but
> an article on the story of R
> since the creation of the core team would be really nice to see.
>
>
>> citation()
>>
>
> To cite R in publications use:
>
> R Development Core Team (2005). 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.
>
>
> Gordon
>
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