Volume 1/2, December 2009

Complete issue

Complete bibliography

Table of contents

Editorial 3

Contributed research articles

Aspects of the Social Organization and Trajectory of the R Project
John Fox 5

Party on!
Carolin Strobl, Torsten Hothorn, Achim Zeileis 14

ConvergenceConcepts: an R Package to Investigate-Various-Modes-of-Convergence
Pierre Lafaye de Micheaux, Benoit Liquet 18

asympTest: A Simple R Package for Classical Parametric Statistical Tests and Confidence Intervals in Large Samples
J. F. Coeurjolly, R. Drouilhet, P. Lafaye de Micheaux, J. F. Robineau 26

copas: An R Package for Fitting the Copas Selection Model
J. Carpenter, G. Rücker, G. Schwarzer 31

Transitioning to R: Replicating SAS, Stata, and SUDAAN Analysis Techniques in Health Policy Data
Anthony Damico 37

Rattle: A Data Mining GUI for R
Graham J. Williams 45

sos: Searching Help Pages of R Packages
Spencer Graves, Sundar Dorai-Raj, Romain François 56

From the Core
The New R Help System
Duncan Murdoch, Simon Urbanek 60

News and notes

Conference Review: DSC 2009 66

Conference Review: WZUR(2.0) - The Second Meeting of Polish R Users 67

R Changes: 2.9.1-2.10.0 Patched 68

Changes on CRAN 80

News from the Bioconductor Project 95

R Foundation News 96