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HSL Digital Union Software

What This Software Does

R is a freely available software for statistical computing and graphics. Its capabilities include many different types of analysis such as basic and complex statistics, classification, clustering, text mining, and more.

How Can I Use This Software?

Statistical analysis of various kinds, data mining, machine learning, graphic visualizations. 

Tutorials

Recommended E-Books

Open Access Textbook

Downloads

Costs

Free

Technical Requirements

Memory requirements are in general low for basic analysis but can vary depending on the type of analysis being conducted. Data sets larger than 1 GB may require more RAM. R actually limits the amount of memory it uses.