R Consortium for further development of community

Posted to News  |  Tags:  |  Nathan Yau

The Linux Foundation announced the R Consortium to provide support to the R Foundation and to organizations developing the language.

“Millions of data scientists and academic researchers use R language every day and want to collaborate with their peers to share visualization and analysis techniques,” said Jim Zemlin, executive director at The Linux Foundation. “The R Consortium will promote the sharing of ideas and accelerate findings that make R even better for business, research and academic purposes.”

Nice. I can feel the momentum. [via Simply Statistics]

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