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Are There Too Many R Packages?

Hornik, Kurt (2012) Are There Too Many R Packages? Austrian Journal of Statistics, 41 (1). pp. 59-66. ISSN 1026-597X

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Abstract

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.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: CRAN / software quality / semantic resources for statistical computing
Divisions: Departments > Finance, Accounting and Statistics > Statistics and Mathematics > Hornik
Version of the Document: Published
Depositing User: ePub Administrator
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2013 16:45
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2017 13:45
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FIDES Link: https://bach.wu.ac.at/d/research/results/59099/
URI: http://epub.wu.ac.at/id/eprint/3814

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