This list was published on r-statistics.com, and it is a bit old (2013). Yet still very valuable. Below are the top 25 in the list, with the number of downloads on the right-hand side.
Time series package (time)
Title | Description | Downloads | |
---|---|---|---|
plyr | Tools for splitting, applying and combining data | 84049 | |
digest | Create cryptographic hash digests of R objects | 83192 | |
ggplot2 | An implementation of the Grammar of Graphics | 82768 | |
colorspace | Color Space Manipulation | 81901 | |
stringr | Make it easier to work with strings | 77658 | |
RColorBrewer | ColorBrewer palettes | 66783 | |
reshape2 | Flexibly reshape data: a reboot of the reshape package | 64911 | |
zoo | S3 Infrastructure for Regular and Irregular Time Series (Z’s ordered observations) |
60844 | |
proto | Prototype object-based programming | 59043 | |
scales | Scale functions for graphics | 58369 | |
car | Companion to Applied Regression | 57453 | |
dichromat | Color Schemes for Dichromats | 56624 | |
gtable | Arrange grobs in tables | 54431 | |
munsell | Munsell colour system | 53183 | |
labeling | Axis Labeling | 51877 | |
Hmisc | Harrell Miscellaneous | 47836 | |
rJava | Low-level R to Java interface | 47731 | |
mvtnorm | Multivariate Normal and t Distributions | 46884 | |
bitops | Bitwise Operations | 45689 | |
rgl | 3D visualization device system (OpenGL) | 41001 | |
foreign | Read Data Stored by Minitab, S, SAS, SPSS, Stata, Systat, dBase, .. |
37849 | |
XML | Tools for parsing and generating XML within R and S-Plus | 37153 | |
lattice | Lattice Graphics | 36597 | |
e1071 | Misc Functions of the Department of Statistics (e1071), TU Wien | 35180 | |
gtools | Various R programming tools | 35028 |
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Great list! Thanks for posting.
One addition - dplyr is the next iteration to plyr. I have used it - its simpler and more flexible.
Thanks for sharing. This is really useful.
excellent thanks for sharing the list
Thank you. This reference is going to be very useful.
Jaehyeon Kim replied:
The up-to-date download figures can be checked here. Or one may directly download actual data and make fun using it: click here for details.
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