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Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY
Yihui Xie

Yihui Xie
Author, RStudio, Inc.


Yihui Xie is an active R user and the author of several R packages, such as animation, formatR, Rd2roxygen, and knitr, among which the animation package won the 2009 John M. Chambers Statistical Software Award (ASA). He is also the author of the book Dynamic Documents with R and knitr. In 2006 he founded the “Capital of Statistics” (, which has grown into a large online community on statistics in China. He initiated the first Chinese R conference in 2008 and has been organizing R conferences in China since then. During his PhD training at the Iowa State University, he won the Vince Sposito Statistical Computing Award (2011) and the Snedecor Award (2012) in the Department of Statistics. His research interests include interactive statistical graphics, statistical computing, and web applications.


9:00am–5:00pm Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Data Science & Advanced Analytics
Location: 1 E16 / 1 E17
Garrett Grolemund (RStudio), Yihui Xie (RStudio, Inc.), Nathan Stephens (RStudio, Inc.), Randall Prium (Calvin College)
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