[SciPy-dev] An interesting exercise - reproduce R analysis using python.

Sturla Molden sturla@molden...
Tue Jan 27 05:48:53 CST 2009

On 1/27/2009 6:23 AM, David Cournapeau wrote:

> R is an open source version of S (which exists for quite some time), and
> both are the standard numerical packages as used in the statistical
> communities AFAIK.

S is the language.

R and S-PLUS are the two major implementations of S.

S is the most pervasive language in statistics. When statistican's 
publish papers, they more or less expect the author to put up S code on 
a database called Statlib.


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