Re: [R] R-etiquette

From: Anne <anne.piotet_at_urbanet.ch>
Date: Mon 10 Jan 2005 - 20:03:33 EST

well, all these responses address part of my question! - what about citing people who helped with comments/ suggestions even code on the list? I do think they deserve aknowledgement!

Thanks

Anne

> hello,
>
> package MASS has one that looks just like that :
>
> citHeader("To cite the VR bundle (MASS, class, nnet, spatial) in
> publications use:")
>
> citEntry(entry="Book",
> title = "Modern Applied Statistics with S",
> author = personList(as.person("W. N. Venables"),
> as.person("B. D. Ripley")),
> publisher = "Springer",
> edition = "Fourth",
> address = "New York",
> year = 2002,
> note = "ISBN 0-387-95457-0",
> url = "http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/pub/MASS4",
>
> textVersion =
> paste("Venables, W. N. & Ripley, B. D. (2002)",
> "Modern Applied Statistics with S.",
> "Fourth Edition. Springer, New York. ISBN 0-387-95457-0")
> )
>
> or package base :
>
> citHeader("To cite R in publications use:")
>
> citEntry(entry="Manual",
> title = "R: A language and environment for statistical
computing",
> author = person(last="R Development Core Team"),
> organization = "R Foundation for Statistical Computing",
> address = "Vienna, Austria",
> year = version$year,
> note = "{ISBN} 3-900051-07-0",
> url = "http://www.R-project.org",
>
> textVersion =
> paste("R Development Core Team (", version$year, "). ",
> "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.",
> sep="")
> )
>
> citFooter("We have invested a lot of time and effort in creating R,",
> "please cite it when using it for data analysis.",
> "See also", sQuote("citation(\"pkgname\")"),
> "for citing R packages.")
>
>
> That's all I found. Hope this helps.
>
> Romain.
>
>
> Gabor Grothendieck a écrit :
>
> >Prof Brian Ripley <ripley <at> stats.ox.ac.uk> writes:
> >
> >:
> >: On Sun, 9 Jan 2005, Anne wrote:
> >:
> >: > I'm about to present a report (for internal use of governmental
agency).
> >: > I used extensively R , contibuted packages, as well as communications
on
> >: > the R-list
> >: >
> >: > As well as citing R, I would like to know how to cite the contributed
> >: > packages (it is not so easy, as some have been used exensively, other
> >: > marginally, some are called from another package and some were not
used
> >: > as softwares but gave me insight of how to proceed), as well as thank
> >: > the persons who generously responded to my demands on the list...
> >: >
> >: > Is there an established way of doing that?
> >:
> >: See the citation() function, which works for packages too and a few
> >: authors have taken advantage of the means of customizing it.
> >:
> >
> >
> >Could someone point out a few packages that have a CITATION file
> >to use as examples. In a search I did I only found one.
> >
> >
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