Re: [R] Pros and Cons of R

From: <heimdal_at_aracnet.com>
Date: Thu, 22 May 2008 09:26:58 -0700


Hello,

I enjoy using R, and find the excellence of this newsgroup removes most of the altitude of the "learning curve". Any learning curve, IMHO, is more than offset by the benefits and capabilities of the language and its awesome plotting tools.

A grateful advocate,

John

Kevin E. Thorpe wrote:

> Monica Pisica wrote:
> >
> > Cons:
> >
> > - R has a very steep learning curve.
>
> I don't think the learning curve is any steeper than SAS programming,
> it is just a different kind of curve.
>
>
> --
> Kevin E. Thorpe
> Biostatistician/Trialist, Knowledge Translation Program
> Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
> Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
> email: kevin.thorpe_at_utoronto.ca Tel: 416.864.5776 Fax: 416.864.6057
>
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