Quotation Hornik, Kurt. 2012. Are there too many R packages?. Austrian Journal of Statistics 41 (1): 59-66.


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The number of R extension packages available from the CRAN repository has tremendously grown over the past 10 years. We look at this phenomenon in more detail, and discuss some of its consequences. In particular, we argue that the statistical computing community needs a more common understanding of software quality, and better domain-specific semantic resources.

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Status of publication Published
Affiliation WU
Type of publication Journal article
Journal Austrian Journal of Statistics
Language English
Title Are there too many R packages?
Volume 41
Number 1
Year 2012
Page from 59
Page to 66
URL http://www.stat.tugraz.at/AJS/ausg121/121Hornik.pdf

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Institute for Statistics and Mathematics IN (Details)
Research Institute for Computational Methods FI (Details)
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