Welcome to the Wonderful World of R
R is one of the most powerful and free open-source statistical software packages anywhere. In fact, R is quickly becoming a force to be reckoned with. To learn more about the prominence of R in various research capacities, check out Robert A. Muechen's article "The Popularity of Data Analysis Software."
But, we're betting you're not here to learn about R's popularity, but rather you're here to learn how to use R. Well, we are not R experts. In fact, we have a steep learning curve (just like you do) ahead of us if we're going to become proficient at using R.
The websites in this group are designed to give you a general overview of R and how you can utilize R for your own research purposes. Let's get started. In the following video, you'll learn how to load R and load the important supplementary package R-Commander.