R Consortium: Supporting the R community, the R Foundation and organizations developing, maintaining and distributing R software.

WHAT IS R CONSORTIUM

The central mission of the R Consortium is to work with and provide support to the R Foundation and to the key organizations developing, maintaining, distributing and using R software through the identification, development and implementation of infrastructure projects.

The R language is an open source environment for statistical computing and graphics, and runs on a wide variety of computing platforms. The R language has enjoyed significant growth, and now supports over 2 million users. A broad range of industries have adopted the R language, including biotech, finance, research and high technology industries. The R language is often integrated into third party analysis, visualization and reporting applications.

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JOINING R CONSORTIUM

Industry-leading organizations have joined the R Consortium to support an open source governance and foundation model to provide support to the R community, the R Foundation and groups and individuals, using, maintaining and distributing R software.

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LATEST NEWS AND UPDATES

Call for Proposals

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by Hadley Wickham The infrastructure Steering Committee (ISC) is pleased to announce that the committee is now ready to accept proposals for the first round of funding in 2017. The ISC…

Halfway through “Improving DBI”

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by Kirill Müller In early 2016 the R Consortium partially accepted my “Improving DBI” proposal. An important part is the design and implementation of a testable DBI specification. Initially I…

RL10N hits its first milestone

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by Richard Cotton and Thomas Leeper R is gradually taking over the world (of data analysis).  However, proficiency in English remains a prerequisite for effectively working with R.  While R…