“Editorial” published in The R Journal.

Simon Urbanek https://journal.r-project.org (University of Auckland)

On behalf of the editorial board, I am pleased to present Volume 15 Issue 2 of the R Journal.

Behind the scenes, several people assist with the journal operations. Mitchell O’Hara-Wild continues to work on infrastructure, H. Sherry Zhang continues to develop the rjtools package under the direction of Professor Dianne Cook. In addition, articles in this issue have been carefully copy edited by Adam Bartonicek and Chase Robertson.

In this issue

This issue features 18 contributed research articles the majority of which relate to R packages on a diverse range of topics. All packages are available on CRAN. Supplementary material with fully reproducible code is available for download from the Journal website. Topics covered in this issue are

Graphics and Visualisation
Multivariate Statistics
Bayesian Inference
Social Sciences
Mixture Models and Optimization
Clustering and Graphs

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Urbanek, "Editorial", The R Journal, 2023

BibTeX citation

  author = {Urbanek, Simon},
  title = {Editorial},
  journal = {The R Journal},
  year = {2023},
  note = {https://journal.r-project.org/news/RJ-2023-2-editorial},
  volume = {15},
  issue = {2},
  issn = {2073-4859},
  pages = {3-4}