R vs Stan: What are the differences?
R: A language and environment for statistical computing and graphics. R provides a wide variety of statistical (linear and nonlinear modelling, classical statistical tests, time-series analysis, classification, clustering, ...) and graphical techniques, and is highly extensible; Stan: A Probabilistic Programming Language. A state-of-the-art platform for statistical modeling and high-performance statistical computation. Used for statistical modeling, data analysis, and prediction in the social, biological, and physical sciences, engineering, and business.
R belongs to "Languages" category of the tech stack, while Stan can be primarily classified under "Machine Learning Tools".
Stan is an open source tool with 1.61K GitHub stars and 279 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Stan's open source repository on GitHub.
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