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Main Purpose

Large datasets (1M+ rows), statistical methods on datasets of any size

Benefits of this Resource

ggplot creates many different types of useful data visualizations

Robust ecosystem--if you want to do something, there’s almost certainly a package that makes it easy to use

Open source and free


No GUI, a little bit of programming is required
slow when working with huge datasets, can’t handle huge datasets as easily as SAS or Pandas (Python)

File Type Compatibility

Probably all, definitely CSV, XLS(X), TXT, PSV

Level of Expertise Required

*Comfort with programming (programming for R in and of itself is not that tough, but you need to be willing to write commands instead of manipulating a GUI)

Where to access

R system package free at rstudio

Sources to Learn

coming soon

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