Discipline | Statistical computing |
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Language | English |

Edited by | Catherine Hurley |

Publication details | |

History | 2009–present |

Publisher | The R Foundation (Austria) |

Frequency | Biannually |

Yes | |

License | CC BY 4.0 |

3.984 (2020) | |

Standard abbreviations | |

ISO 4 | R J. |

Indexing | |

ISSN | 2073-4859 |

OCLC no. | 920403881 |

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* The R Journal* is a peer-reviewed open-access scientific journal published by The R Foundation since 2009.

The journal serves a dual role as a research journal in statistical computing and as the official newsletter of the R Project. It publishes regular news updates about The R Foundation, the CRAN repository system, and the Bioconductor project. It also published articles fore-shadowing new development directions for R.^{[2]}

The journal also publishes articles on best-practice and innovation in modelling, for example in multivariate statistics or multi-level modelling. A feature of the journal is the inclusion in articles of complete code by which readers can reproduce results and examples.

The journal is indexed in the Science Citation Index Expanded.^{[3]} According to the *Journal Citation Reports*, the journal has a 2020 impact factor of 3.984.^{[4]}

The following persons are or have been editors-in-chief: Vince Carey (2009), Peter Dalgaard (2010), Heather Turner (2011), Martyn Plummer (2012), Hadley Wickham (2013), Deepayan Sarkar (2014), Bettina Grün (2015), Michael Lawrence (2016), Roger Bivand (2017), John Verzani (2018), Norman Matloff (2019), Michael Kane (2020), Dianne Cook (2021), and Catherine Hurley (2022).