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                                                                            Robert A. Muenchen MS PSTAT

Robert A. Muenchen is the author of R for SAS and SPSS Users, and co-author of R for Stata Users and Introduction to Biomedical Data Science. He is also the creator of, a popular web site devoted to analyzing trends in data science software, reviewing such software, and helping people learn the R language.

Bob is an ASA Accredited Professional Statistician™ who focuses on helping organizations migrate from SAS, SPSS, and Stata to the R Language. He has taught workshops on data science topics for more than 500 organizations and has presented workshops in partnership with the American Statistical Association, RStudio,, and Revolution Analytics. Bob has written or co-authored over 70 articles published in scientific journals and conference proceedings and has provided guidance on more than 1,000 graduate theses and dissertations at the University of Tennessee.

Bob has served on the advisory boards of SAS Institute, SPSS Inc., BlueSky Statistics, and the Statistical Graphics Corporation. His contributions have been incorporated into SAS, SPSS, JMP, Jamovi, BlueSky Statistics, STATGRAPHICS, and numerous R packages. His research interests include data science software, graphics and visualization, machine learning, and text analytics.

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My Articles

Is Scholarly Use of R Beating SPSS Already? | Jul 15, 2019

Data Science Jobs Report 2019: Python Way Up, Tensorflow Growing Rapidly, R Use Double SAS | May 29, 2019

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