• Jim AlbertEmail author
  • Maria Rizzo
Part of the Use R! book series (USE R)


R is a statistical computing environment. It is free (open source) software for statistical computation and graphics [40] and is a computer language designed for typical statistical and graphical applications. The R distribution includes the ability to save and run commands stored in script files, and an integrated editor in the R Graphical User Interface (R-GUI). It is available for most platforms including Unix/Linux, Windows, and Macintosh platforms. Thousands of contributed packages are available, and users are provided tools to make packages.


Data Frame Sample Proportion Electoral College Electoral Vote Gamma Density 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and StatisticsBowling Green State UniversityBowling GreenUSA

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