History and Overview of R Programming Language

Que._____ programming language is a dialect of S.
a. B
b. C
c. R
d. K
Que.Point out the WRONG statement?
a. Early versions of the S language contain functions for statistical modeling
b. The book Programming with Data by John Chambers documents S version of the language
c. In 1993 Bell Labs gave StatSci (later Insightful Corp.) an exclusive license to develop and sell the S language
d. The book Programming with Data by IBM documents S version of the language
Que.In 2004, ________ purchased the S language from Lucent for $2 million.
a. Insightful
b. Amazon
c. IBM
d. TCS
Que.In 1991, R was created by Ross Ihaka and Robert Gentleman in the Department of Statistics at the University of _________
a. John Hopkins
b. California
c. Harvard
d. Auckland
Que.Point out the wrong statement?
a. R is a language for data analysis and graphics
b. K is language for statistical modelling and graphics
c. One key limitation of the S language was that it was only available in a commercial package, S-PLUS
d. C is a language for data and graphics
Que.Finally, in _________ R version 1.0.0 was released to the public.
a. 2000
b. 2005
c. 2010
d. 2012
Que.R is technically much closer to the Scheme language than it is to the original _____ language.
a. B
b. C
c. C++
d. S
Que.The R-help and _____ mailing lists have been highly active for over a decade now.
a. R-mail
b. R-devel
c. R-dev
d. R-del
Que.Which of the following describes R language?
a. Free
b. Paid
c. Available for free trial only
d. Testing
Que.The copyright for the primary source code for R is held by the ______ Foundation.
a. A
b. S
c. C
d. R