Associate Professor Ross Ihaka

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Honorary Academic

Biography

I am of Ngati Kuhungunu and Ngati Pâkehâ descent.

Research | Current

My principal research interests are statistical computing and graphics. One result of my research is a statistical software system called R. This is now ''all grown up'' and has taken on a life of its own.

Find out more about it at the R project website.

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Ihaka, G. R. (2013). Drawing (Piecewise) Smooth Curves. Paper presented at 2013 Joint NZSA+ORSNZ Conference, Hamilton, New Zealand. 24 November - 27 November 2013. Related URL.
  • Ihaka, G. R. (2011). How a Computational Specialist Contributes to the Deployment of Statistical Methodology. Paper presented at Symposium on the Use of Statistics in Food Processing, Napier, New Zealand. 24 November - 25 November 2011.
  • Ihaka, G. R. (2011). R-script: R Transcript Recording [Computer software]. University of Auckland.
  • Murrell, P. R., Bates, D., Chambers, J. M., Dalgaard, P., Hornik, K., Iacus, S., ... Lumley, T. (2011). The 2.14 release of the R statistical language. [Computer software]. The R Foundation.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/17105
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Paul Murrell
  • Ihaka, G. R. (2011). Rnoweb: Literate programming with and for R [Computer software]. University of Auckland.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/17109
  • Murrell, P. R., Bates, D., Chambers, J. M., Dalgaard, P., Hornik, K., Iacus, S., ... Lumley, T. (2011). The 2.13 release of the R statistical language. [Computer software]. The R Foundation.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/17112
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Paul Murrell
  • Ihaka, G. R. (2010). R: Lessons Learned, Directions for the Future. Statistics: A Key to Innovation in a Data-Centric World, 5669-5673. Vancouver, Canada.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/17171
  • Bates, D., Chambers, J. M., Dalgaard, P., Hornik, K., Iacus, S., Ihaka, R., ... Maechler, M. (2010). The 2.12 release of the R statistical language. [Computer software]. The R Foundation.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Paul Murrell

Contact details

Primary office location

SCIENCE CENTRE 303S - Bldg 303S
Level 2, Room 275
38 PRINCES ST
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

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