The Book of R: A First Course in Programming and Statistics

By | November 25, 2017
The Book of R: A First Course in Programming and Statistics Author Tilman M. Davies
ISBN-10 1593276516
ISBN-13 9781593276515
Year 2016-07-23
Pages 832
Language English
Publisher No Starch Press
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The Book of R is a comprehensive beginner friendly guide to R the world s most popular programming language for statistical analysis Even if you have no programming experience and little more than a grounding in the basics of mathematics you ll find everything you need to begin using R effectively for statistical analysis You ll start with the basics like how to handle data and write simple programs before moving on to more advanced topics like producing statistical summaries of your data and performing statistical tests and modeling You ll even learn how to create impressive data visualizations with R s basic graphics tools and contributed packages like ggplot2 and ggvis as well as interactive 3D visualizations using the rgl package Dozens of hands on exercises with downloadable solutions take you from theory to practice as you learn The fundamentals of programming in R including how to write data frames create functions and use variables statements and loopsStatistical concepts like exploratory data analysis probabilities hypothesis tests and regression modeling and how to execute them in RHow to access R s thousands of functions libraries and data setsHow to draw valid and useful conclusions from your dataHow to create publication quality graphics of your resultsCombining detailed explanations with real world examples and exercises this book will provide you with a solid understanding of both statistics and the depth of R s functionality Make The Book of R your doorway into the growing world of data analysis

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