Montreal R Users

Wow session

Corey Chivers
PhD Candidate, Data Hacker

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R does statistics

hw <- read.csv("data/heightweight.csv")
fit <- lm(weightLb ~ heightIn, data = hw)
plot(weightLb ~ heightIn, data = hw, xlab = "Height (Inches)", ylab = "Weight (Lbs)")
abline(fit, lty = 2)

plot of chunk smallplot

R does reproducible research

knitr + git



Let us change our traditional attitude to the construction of programs: Instead of imagining that our main task is to instruct a computer what to do, let us concentrate rather on explaining to humans what we want the computer to do. -- Donald E. Knuth, Literate Programming, 1984

R does GIS