Re: [Rd] Citation for R

From: Gordon Smyth <smyth_at_wehi.edu.au>
Date: Tue 14 Jun 2005 - 00:38:38 GMT

>Note also that R does have a User Guide, i.e., while there is plenty of
>excellent documentation,
>there is no single document which is a guide to the whole project.

Oops, I meant to write "R does not have a User Guide".

Just to explain this further, the citation() function asks me to cite a "Manual" with the title "R: A language and environment for statistical computing". Although R comes with excellent documentation, including at least 6 manuals on different aspects of the software, no manual or document with that title actually exists, as far as I know.

Gordon



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