WebER: Web Based Statistical Tool Interfacing R for Teaching Purposes

- Journal title : Communications for Statistical Applications and Methods
- Volume 19, Issue 2, 2012, pp.257-266
- Publisher : The Korean Statistical Society
- DOI : 10.5351/CKSS.2012.19.2.257

Title & Authors

WebER: Web Based Statistical Tool Interfacing R for Teaching Purposes

Ko, Young-Jun; Park, Yong-Min; Kim, Jin-Seog;

Ko, Young-Jun; Park, Yong-Min; Kim, Jin-Seog;

Abstract

R is a free software for statistical analysis that provides simple interfaces to other application programs. Many people are trying to learn R, but it is difficult to learn R compared to commercial software such as SPSS or SAS, and it is cumbersome to provide an environment to teach R. Thus, it is essential to provide a new web-based R environment for novice users or for laboratory use. We developedWebER (a web-based R environment) using PHP on the Linux apache server. WebER can be easily used by any R user because we implemented the same functions as the basic Rgui such as editing R program, generating the text, image outputs, errors and warnings. It is also possible for multi-users to access WebER.

Keywords

Statistical software;Linux;PHP;R;WWW;

Language

Korean

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