I think ... - comparisonhttps://blog.kmonsoor.com/2016-02-08T08:02:00+06:00R vs Python ‚ÄĒ A Summary¬†Comparison2016-02-08T08:02:00+06:002016-02-08T08:02:00+06:00Khaled Monsoortag:blog.kmonsoor.com,2016-02-08:/R-vs-Python/<p>A tabular, objective, comparative summary view between R and Python programming languages. Facts&nbsp;matters.</p><table> <thead> <tr> <th>..</th> <th>R</th> <th>Python</th> </tr> </thead> <tbody> <tr> <td>Home</td> <td><a href="http://r-project.org">http://r-project.org</a></td> <td><a href="http://python.org">http://python.org</a></td> </tr> <tr> <td><a href="http://githut.info/">Birth</a></td> <td>1993</td> <td>1991</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Designer</td> <td>Ross Ihaka, Robert Gentleman</td> <td>Guido van Rossum</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Package count</td> <td>7,798 (<span class="caps">CRAN</span>)</td> <td>73,402 (PyPI)</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Purpose</td> <td>statistical computing</td> <td>General purpose</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Paradigm</td> <td>array, object-oriented, imperative, functional, procedural, reflective</td> <td>object-oriented, imperative, functional, procedural, reflective</td> </tr> <tr> <td>License</td> <td><span class="caps">GPL</span></td> <td><span class="caps">MIT</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td>Platform</td> <td>cross-platform</td> <td>cross-platform</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Implementations</td> <td>Main, <a href="https://github.com/bedatadriven/renjin">Rejnin</a>, <a href="https://bitbucket.org/allr/fastr">FastR</a></td> <td><a href="https://github.com/python/cpython">cPython</a>, <a href="https://bitbucket.org/pypy/pypy">PyPy</a>, <a href="http://www.jython.org">Jython</a>, <a href="https://github.com/IronLanguages/main/wiki">IronPython</a></td> </tr> <tr> <td><a href="http://www.tiobe.com/index.php/content/paperinfo/tpci/index.html"><span class="caps">TIOBE</span><sup><span class="caps">TM</span></sup> index</a></td> <td>19</td> <td>5</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Dev. <span class="caps">IDE</span></td> <td>R Studio, Tinn-R, Architect</td> <td>PyCharm, IPython/Jupyter, Spyder, Komodo <span class="caps">IDE</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td>Graphics support</td> <td>built-in, ggplot2, lattice, Vistat, googleVis</td> <td>matplotlib, Seaborn, Plotly, Bokeh</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Machine-learning</td> <td>e1071, rpart, igraph, nnet, kernlab, caret</td> <td>scikit-learn, PyML, PyMC, Shogun</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Deep-Learning</td> <td>H<sub>2</sub>O, Darch</td> <td>TensorFlow, Theano, Decaf, <span class="caps">PDNN</span>, Keras, Caffe</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Image-Analysis</td> <td>Raster, EBImage, imager</td> <td>scikit-image, OpenCV, scipy.ndimage</td> </tr> <tr> <td><a href="http://githut.info/">Github project count</a></td> <td>34,268</td> <td>164,852</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Latest release</td> <td>2015-12-10 (Main: R-3.2.3)</td> <td>2015-12-21 (cPython: Python 3.4.4)</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><span class="caps">N.B.</span></strong> * Time-dependent data are up-to-date as of: <strong>2016-02-08</strong>&nbsp;* </p> <p>&hellip;</p>