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Open Source R Language Could Revolutionize Business Intelligence

Aug 31, 2010, 09:05 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Herman Mehling)

[ Thanks to Paul Shread for this link. ]

"The R programming language could be coming to a workplace near you — if it hasn't arrived already. The big deal about R is that it can analyze Big Data, those exploding data sets that have traditionally defied analysis.

"R is the brainchild of Ross Ihaka and Robert Gentleman (known as "R" and "R"), academics at the Department of Statistics at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Since Ihaka and Gentleman wrote the original R paper in 1993, R has become the lingua franca of analytic statistics among students, scientists, programmers and data managers."

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