R is an interactive programming language for statistics. The syntax is very idiosyncratic, try R for programmers for a description. However it may have menu-driven versions maybe available R commander we haven't tried that and another one is pmg GTK maybe here
R_Statistics introduces you to R
In the lab we have the book Using R for Introductory Statistics.
There is a wiki with some good tips here.
Examining your data matrix or object, let's say it's called datos
Don't use the function attach. It seems to leave lots of data in the 'environment' that can cause problems later. Also it makes the code harder to understand.
doing ANOVAs etc
Dealing with circular data
von Mises vs. wrapped Gaussian,
see Swindale, N. V. (1998). Orientation tuning curves: empirical description and estimation of parameters. Biol Cybern, 78(1), 45-56.
Setting up a proxy in R on a Mac
The easiest way to set up a proxy is simply to create a file called ".Rprofile" in your user directory (~ or Users/username/) with the line:
Then restart R. This information (and more) can be found on Ken Benoit's webpage
For Sydney Uni, use: