Links to resources
Software for Description and Modeling of Networks
Learning about R
· An Introduction to Splus/R: A web-based short introduction
· Statistical Data Analysis in R: A web-based complete set of documentation (very good)
· Introduction to R: A great list of resources for learning R
· Background notes on R and the Omegahat Project Brian Ripley’s wisdom
Downloading and Installing R on your computer
To download R go to CRAN (the Comprehensive R Archive Network) at
or one of the mirror sites listed there.
In particular the
Follow the instructions on the CRAN web pages. There are precompiled binaries for various forms of Windows (95, 98, NT, and 2000) and various forms of UNIX (including Linux).
Downloading R for Windows
read the ReadMe files there and follow the instructions.
Rweb: A Web based interface to R where you can run snippets of R code and see the output
Using UNIX/LINUX for Social Science Computing