Ross Ihaka

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Ross IhakaName: Ross Ihaka

Born: 1954 in Waiuku in the Auckland Region of New Zealand

Computer-related contributions

  • Associate Professor of Statistics at the University of Auckland.
  • One of the creators of the R programming language.

Significant publications

  • How a Computational Specialist Contributes to the Deployment of Statistical Methodology (2011).
  • Literate programming with and for R [Computer software] (2011).
  • R: Lessons Learned, Directions for the Future (2010).

Honors and awards

  • Royal Society of New Zealand's Pickering Medal (2008).

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