# R Applications | Use of R Programming Language

## 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. Along with this, we will learn some Use Cases of R.

So, let’s start exploring R use Cases & Applications.

## 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

- TechCrunch

- Genpact

- Bing

- Orbitz

- ANZ

- The New York Times

- Thomas Cook

- Accenture

- Wipro

- Mozilla

- Novartis

### 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.

- Google uses R to calculate the ROI of advertising campaigns.

### c. More Use Cases of R Language

**a. Facebook**

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

**b. Ford Motor Company**

As Ford relies on

**Hadoop**. Also,**R for statistical analysis**and data-driven decision support.**c. Google**

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

**d. Foursquare**

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

**e. John Deere**

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.

Learn about

**Data Analytics with R, Excel, and Tableau**.**f. Microsoft**

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

**g. Mozilla**

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

**h. New York Times**

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.

**i. Thomas Cook**

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.

**k. Twitter**

R is part of Twitter’s

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

Trulia, the real-estate analysis website uses

**R for predicting**house prices and local crime rate.**m. ANZ Bank**

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.

Is R is used in microprocessor etc. Electronic circuits?