Below are the slides for the webinar I presented on October 5, 2011, *Introduction to R for SAS and SPSS Users*. The full presentation is available at http://bit.ly/R-sas-spss. Here’s the webinar description:

R is free software for data analysis and graphics that is similar to SAS and SPSS. Two million people are part of the R Open Source Community. Its use is growing very rapidly and Revolution Analytics distributes a commercial version of R that adds capabilities that are not available in the Open Source version. This 60-minute webinar is for people who are familiar with SAS or SPSS who want to know how R can strengthen their analytics strategy. It will include:

- What R is and how it compares to SAS and SPSS
- An overview of how to install and maintain it
- How to find R add-on modules comparable to those for SAS and SPSS
- Which of R’s many user interfaces are most like those of SAS and SPSS
- How to run R from within SAS and SPSS
- What a simple R program looks like
- Q&A with Bob Muenchen

Join us for this webcast and find out how SAS and SPSS users can take advantage of R.