Ross Ihaka

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Ross Ihaka is an Associate Professor of Statistics at the University of Auckland,[1] who is recognized, along with Robert Gentleman, as one of the originators of the R programming language.[2][3] He received the Royal Society of New Zealand's Pickering Medal in 2008 for his work on R.[4] He is currently working on a new programming language based on Lisp.


  1. ^ * Ross Ihaka's Web Pages
  2. ^ Ihaka, R.; Gentleman, R. (1996). "R: A Language for Data Analysis and Graphics". Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics 5 (3): 299–314. doi:10.2307/1390807. JSTOR 1390807.  edit
  3. ^ Vance, Ashlee (7 January 2009). "Data Analysts Captivated by R's Power". The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-01-07. 
  4. ^ Pickering Medal: Recipients, Royal Society of New Zealand.

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