In 2015, IEEE listed R at 6 in the top 10 languages of 2015. R has been designed towards statistical analysis and has become the leading and fastest growing language for statistical data analysis. The language is extraordinarily popular in academia and is growing rapidly in its utility in industry.
TO DOWNLOAD R:
For Windows: Open up the link for windows and select ‘install R for the first time’
For Mac: Open up the link for Mac OS X and select ‘R-3.5.1.pkg’ or the latest release
There is a link to download R for Linux users as well.
Once you have downloaded R we need to download R-studio
TO DOWNLOAD R STUDIO:
Select the free version: RStudio Desktop Open Source License
Select your operating system and complete the download.
Run Rstudio and make sure you can run something like ‘1+1’
If you run into trouble downloading Rstudio come to the workshop early and we can help out.