R

Description

R is an open source language and environment for quantitative data manipulation, calculation, and graphics.

Source

https://www.r-project.org/

Strengths and Limitations

Strengths:

  • Free
  • Very Powerful

Limitations:

  • More of a scripting language, which may make it more difficult to learn

Resources

Introduction to R
http://www.cyclismo.org/tutorial/R/
https://onlinecourses.science.psu.edu/statprogram/sites/onlinecourses.science.psu.edu.statprogram/files/lesson00/R-intro.pdf

References

Field, A., Miles, J., & Field, Z. (2012). Discovering Statistics Using R. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications. ISBN 978-1446200469 - https://www.amazon.com/Discovering-Statistics-Using-Andy-Field/dp/1446200469/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1469023652&sr=8-2&keywords=R+statistics
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