An Analysis of Popular R Packages

Kevin Feasel

2019-04-09

R

John Mount gives us a directed graph of popular R packages:

In the above diagram each node is an R package. We are restricting our selves to popular extension packages: those that have at least 1,000 indirect uses in CRAN (via Depends/Imports/LinkingTo; excluding base packages such as stats and utils).

John has some interesting insights here as well.

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