|R Consortium Grants|
|Written by Alex Armstrong|
|Tuesday, 29 March 2016|
In its second round of funding, the R Consortium has awarded $200,000 to seven projects. Two new working groups have also been announced.
Backed by the Linux Foundation the R Consortium is an independent open source foundation that supports the R community and complements the work of the R Foundation that maintains the R language, widely used by statisticians, analysts and data scientists.
Announced on June 30, 2015, the R Consortium made its first grant last November to R-Hub, a new service designed for developing, building, testing and validating R packages.
The recipients for the seconds round are:
Proposal are invited for further grant awards with a submission deadline of July 10, 2016
The recent announcement also included the formation of two working groups to facilitate collaboration and focus the community’s efforts in developing the R programming language by way of standardization and best practices.
With Microsoft also lending its support to R its continuing popularity looks assured.
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|Last Updated ( Tuesday, 29 March 2016 )|