Chapter 1. Introduction

RKWard is meant to be(come) an easy to use graphical frontend to the powerful R language for statistical computing. Since R is a full featured programming language, RKWard will never be able to offer a complete GUI for everything in R. However, RKWard strives to make common task simple, to provide an easy entry point for newcomers, while at the same time, transparent access to the full power of the underlying R language is provided for advanced users.