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

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Joins R Consortium to Encourage Development, Maintenance and Distribution of R Software

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Grant is a part of the Moore Foundation’s Data-Driven Discovery Initiative to support data scientists SAN FRANCISCO – [Jan 11, 2017, 10:00 ET] – The R Consortium, an open source…

Simple Features Now on CRAN

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by Edzer Pebesma Support for handling and analyzing spatial data in R goes back a long way. In 2003, a group of package developers sat together and decided to adopt…

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…