"To William - your are "Stunned at the complexity of R " etc
That is your problem. You cannot generalise, and in fact the irony is that the problem of generalisation which you want in analytics, is not really achieved anyway
"I like what Shen Wang said, plus a few others.
Congrats to William Vorhies for having the guts to start such a controversial discussion, his opinion which I totally disagree with anyway. But I think to remain courteous and debate this like…"
"I think everyone is entitled to their opinion. But in essence I totally disagree with William. The purpose of R is not to teach data analytics, neither is any language for that matter. IF one uses IMSL one of the oldest sources of numerical…"
"What about the danger of making false conclusions ie mixing up correlation with causality? Or over generalizing. I am seeing this happening by the bucketful, with the assumption the more the merrier ?"
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