Analyzing Update Dates For R Packages

Kevin Feasel

2018-10-08

R

Tomaz Kastrun takes a look at CRAN package update dates:

So more updates are coming in autumn times. But the results of correlation:

cor(dd_ym2010)[2,3]

is still just 0.155, making it hard to draw any concrete conclusions. Adding year 2018 will skew the picture and add several outliers, as the fact that year 2018 is still a running year (as of writing this blog post).

Read on for a descriptive analysis of this data set.

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