Why use R? R is an integrated suite of software facilities for data manipulation, calculation and graphical display. – http://cran.csiro.au/doc/manuals/r-release/R-intro.html This is a valid question considering that most languages/frameworks, including CUDA have statistical analysis libraries built in. Hopefully running through some introductory exercises will reveal the benefits. Associated GUI’s and extensions: Weka – Specific for machine learning algorithms R Commander – Data analysis GUI Install on Ubuntu 12.04:

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