R (the R Project) is a language and environment for statistical computing and graphics. R is similar to the award-winning S system, which was developed at Bell Laboratories by John Chambers et al. It provides a wide variety of statistical and graphical techniques (linear and nonlinear modelling, statistical tests, time series analysis, classification, clustering, ...). Bioconductor is also provided as a part of the R project.
R/Bioconductor on helix is intended for only one or two simultaneous jobs. If you have large numbers of jobs, please use the Biowulf cluster.
There are multiple versions of R available. An easy way of selecting the version is to use modules.To see the modules available, type[user@helix ~]$ module avail RTo select a module, type[user@helix ~]$ module load R/[ver]where [ver] is the version of choice. The default version is 3.0.0.
How to Use
Once you have loaded the R module, at the prompt, type R to get started