WebER: Web Based Statistical Tool Interfacing R for Teaching Purposes

WebER: R을 이용한 웹 기반의 교육용 통계 분석 시스템 구현

  • Ko, Young-Jun (Department of Statistics, Dongguk University) ;
  • Park, Yong-Min (Department of Statistics, Dongguk University) ;
  • Kim, Jin-Seog (Department of Statistics and Information Science, Dongguk University)
  • Received : 2011.12.08
  • Accepted : 2012.02.01
  • Published : 2012.03.31


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.


Supported by : 한국연구재단


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