Rmetrics Association

The Rmetrics Association in Zurich is a foundation working in the public interest. The initiative founded in 2007 financially supports Summer Schools and Workshops, Student Internships, Open Source Software Development, Publications of eBooks, R Programming, R Studio, and R Shiny trainings and seminars

R/Rmetrics Publishing

Rmetrics Publishing is an electronic publishing project with a bookstore offering textbooks, handbooks, conference proceedings, software user guides and manuals related to R documentations in finance and insurance. Most of the books can be ordered and downloaded for free. The bookstore is sponsored by the Rmetrics Association and the ETH spin-off company Finance Online. Our bookstore offers to authors a peer-reviewing process and a free platform to publish and to distribute their books without to transfer their copyright to the publisher. Find further information about the "Become an Author Project" and the Rmetrics Bookshelf in our Publishing Brochure


Prof. Dr. Diethelm Würtz Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich Institute for Theoretical Physics Econophysics Diethelm was professor at the “Swiss Federal Institute of Technology” (ETH) in Zurich. He studied Mathematics and Physics in Karlsruhe, and obtained his PhD 1978 from University of Marburg. He was PostDoc at IBM Research Lab, and became 1984 Assistant Professor at University of Heidelberg. He joined 1988 ETH in Zurich. In 1997 he founded one of the first ETH spin-off consulting companies, Finance Online GmbH Zurich. 2004 to 2008 he was ETH/McKinsey Coach for young ETH Entrepreneurs. In October 2006 and May 2011 he was Visiting Professor at University of Economics and Business in Vienna, and in November 2008 and November 2010 he was Honorary Visiting Research Fellow at University of Auckland. Diethelm Würtz is teaching regular ETH lectures and seminars in Computational Finance and Financial Engineering. He is involved in the organization of the “Rmetrics Summer Schools” and in several international workshops, courses and meetings in Europe and Asia. He was President of the Open Source “Rmetrics Association”, Senior Partner of “Finance Online GmbH” in Zurich.