## 1. R Applications and Uses of R programming

In this blog, we will do a brief study about R Applications. Also, we will see how companies are using R Language. Moreover, we will learn a brief of every company using R for data analysis.

R Applications | Use of R Programming Language

## 2. Introduction to R language

Basically, R language is an open source program maintained by the R core-development team. Also, R language used for performing statistical operations. Moreover, R is a command line driven program.

Although, R is one of latest cutting-edge tool. Also, R is the hottest trend. Nowadays, R is considered as the most popular analytic tool in the world if we

compare R vs SAS vs SPSS. Further, it estimates of some users range from 250000 to over 2 million.

Now, R is the hands-down winner if we will look at online popularity. Also, it has more blogs, discussion groups, and email lists than any other tool including SAS. Thus, R was again the top choice in most of the surveys.

## 3. R Applications

### a. List of companies that use R for analytics

### b. How companies are using R

- Ford uses R to improve the design of its vehicles.

- Basically, Twitter uses R to monitor user experience.

- The US National Weather Service uses R to predict severe flooding.

- The Human Rights Data Analysis Group uses R to quantify the impact of war.

- R is being used by The New York Times to create infographics.

### c. More Use Cases of R Language

**a. Facebook**

Basically, Facebook uses R to update Facebook status updates and its social network graph. Also, for predicting colleague interactions with R, Facebook uses it.

Basically, Google uses R to calculate ROI on advertising campaigns, to predict economic activity. Also to improve the efficiency of online advertising.

As R is an important stack behind Foursquare’s famed recommendation engine.

Basically, Statisticians at John Deere use R for time series modeling. Also, geospatial analysis in a reliable and reproducible way. The results are then integrated with Excel and SAP.

Microsoft uses R for the Xbox matchmaking service. Also, as a statistical engine within the Azure ML framework.

Generally, it is the foundation behind the Firefox web browser, uses R to visualize Web activity.

Basically, R is used in the news cycle at The New York Times to crunch data and prepare graphics before they go to print or online.

Thomas Cook uses R for Prediction. Also,

**Fuzzy Logic** to automate price settings of their last-minute offers.

** j. National Weather Service**

Basically, the National Weather Service uses R at its River Forecast Centers. Thus, it is used to generate graphics for flood forecasting.

R is part of Twitter’s

**Data Science **toolbox for sophisticated statistical modeling.

Trulia, the real-estate analysis website uses

**R for predicting** house prices and local crime rate.

ANZ, the fourth largest bank in Australia uses R for its credit risk analysis.

## 4. Conclusion

As a result, we have studied R Language and R applications. Along with this, we have studied about companies that are using R Language. Furthermore, if you feel any query feel free to ask in a comment section.