Using R in an Undergraduate Mathematical Statistics Sequence

by William J. Owen.

Abstract: The statistical program R is described, and some experiences and several justifications for using the package in an academic setting are outlined. A new manual for using the software (written with students in mind) is provided.

Key Words: freeware, probability, programming language, software, statistical inference

Author:
William J. Owen, wowen@richmond.edu

Editor: Roger Peck, rpeck@csub.edu

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