In the media: Peter Dalgaard, Center for Statistics, on the programming language R

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Professor at Center for Statistics, Department of Finance, Peter Dalgaard is one of the founding fathers of the statistical programming language R and he has recently been featured in the media about R, its past and its future

 
09/04/2018

Peter Dalgaard, Professor at Center for Statistics, Department of Finance, is one out of only 11 members that made up the first “R Core” team, the founding fathers of the statistical programming language R.

August 2018 marks the 25th anniversary for the creation of R and the cover story of the Statistical Society’s Significance Magazine is entitled “R Generation”, and features an interview with among others Peter Dalgaard, on the “R Core” team.

Also the Danish online magazine Datatech featured an interview with Peter Dalgaard on R and the “R Core” team’s difficulties with finding successors in August. 

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You can read more about the history of the R program in the article: R generation. Thieme, N., Significance, (2018) 15: 14-19. doi:10.1111/j.1740-9713.2018.01169.x

Find the interview with Peter Dalgaard in Datatech here: Dansk professor i R’s Core Team: Vi har et foryngelsesproblem

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