“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 3 of the R Journal.

We would like to welcome Emi Tanaka to our executive editorial board. Emi has served as an Associate Editor for the last two years and kindly agreed to take the role of an Executive Editor. In addition, we would like to also welcome Ursula Laa, Yanfei Kang and Lucy D’Agostino McGowan to our Associate Editors team.

The articles in this issue have been carefully copy edited by Adam Bartonicek and Chase Robertson.

In this issue

News from CRAN, the R Foundation and Bioconductor are included in this issue as well as a report on the R Project Sprint 2023.

This issue features 14 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 visualization
Bayesian inference
Multivariate statistics

0.1 CRAN packages used

C443, GREENeR, SSNbayes, rater, bayesassurance, fasano.franceschini.test, TwoSampleTest.HD, fnets, R2BEAT, mathml

0.2 CRAN Task Views implied by cited packages

OfficialStatistics, TimeSeries


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BibTeX citation

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