S Programming language
S is a statistical programming language developed primarily by John Chambers and Rick Becker and Allan Wilks of Bell Laboratories. The aim of the language, as expressed by John Chambers, is “to turn ideas into software, quickly and faithfully”.
- What language is S based on?
S is a statistical programming language developed primarily by John Chambers and (in earlier versions) Rick Becker and Allan Wilks of Bell Laboratories.
2. What is the difference between R and S language?
S is a programming language/environment for statistics and statistical graphics. … R has a minimal graphical user interface. (There are however a number of developments underway to add a GUI to it). The standard data files for S and R are not compatible (there are however ways to transfer data easily).
3. Why is S programming language called S?
The name ‘S’ (used with single quotation marks, until 1979) was chosen, as it has the common letter used in statistical computing, and is consistent with other programming languages designed from the same institution at the time (namely the C programming language).
4. Is R based on S?
History. R is an open-source implementation of the S programming language combined with lexical scoping semantics from Scheme, which allow objects to be defined in predetermined blocks rather than the entirety of the code.
5. When was the S language invented?
What is S? S is a language that was developed by John Chambers and others at the old Bell Telephone Laboratories, originally part of AT&T Corp. S was initiated in 1976 as an internal statistical analysis environment — originally implemented as Fortran libraries.