Re: R-alpha: R for W95 for teaching

Friedrich Leisch (
Thu, 27 Feb 1997 09:04:35 +0100

Date: Thu, 27 Feb 1997 09:04:35 +0100
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From: Friedrich Leisch <>
Subject: Re: R-alpha: R for W95 for teaching
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>>>>> On Wed, 26 Feb 1997 11:25:02 -0600 (CST),
>>>>> Bill Simpson wrote:

> I found some good stuff at statlib in the S directory I think:
> Look for
> Ripley, Introductory guide to s-plus
> Venables & Smith, Notes on splus: A programming environment for data
> analysis and graphics.

> If they are not at statlib I'm not sure where I got them.

Thet are both on statlib (and provide good introduction to R/S). Not
all of the features mentioned are implemented in R yet, so one has to
be careful when using it for teaching.

Also on statlib is slab, which provides a whole course on probability
theory and statistics with extensive examples for S lab work.

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