This group is dedicated to bringing together people using and interested in R, to exchange knowledge and inspire learning and application. R is an open source programming language for statistical computing, data analysis, and graphical visualization. R has an estimated > 1 million users worldwide, and its user base is growing. While most commonly used within academia, in fields such as computational biology and applied statistics, it is gaining currency in commercial areas such as quantitative finance and business intelligence. Among R's strengths as a language are its powerful built-in tools for inferential statistics, its compact modeling syntax, its data visualization capabilities, and its ease of connectivity with persistent data stores (from databases to flatfiles). In addition, R's open source nature and its extensibility via add-on "packages" has allowed it to keep up with the leading edge in academic research. For all its strengths, though, R has an admittedly steep learning curve; the first steps towards learning and using R can be challenging. Hence this group is created to make learning experience more smooth, efficient and fun.

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  • June 20, 2013 · 8:00 PM

    Who's out there - meet & greet

    2 WRUG members

    A preliminary date for first group member to get to know each other. Date, place & time still very flexible. Input appreciated. If you know and love R - you are welcome... Learn more

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    Vitaliy R.

    "Info from one of Berlin's forums. May be interesting for someone in Wrocław: "You Is Now (by Scout24) is organizing a Hack Triple, including the Big Data Hackathon Aug 15-17 (http://youisno­ If you wanna attend pls. use Cod..."

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    Artur S. Artur S. replied to Meeting
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    Artur S.

    "Not planned. But check Grupa QU - it may be interesting for you - there are meetings of R users in Wroclaw! We may think about a meeting in a group of several WRUG members too ;-)"

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    Artur S.
    "Data scientist. Entrepreneur. Former scientist. Teacher. R user."
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    "Is there going to be any new meeting in near future?"

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    Michał K.
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