R in a Nutshell

R in a Nutshell

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media

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Year: 2009

ISBN: 978-0-596-80170-0

File Size: 6.08 MB

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Why learn R? Because it's rapidly becoming the standard for developing statistical software. R in a Nutshell provides a quick and practical way to learn this increasingly popular open source language and environment. You'll not only learn how to program in R, but also how to find the right user-contributed R packages for statistical modeling, visualization, and bioinformatics.


The author introduces you to the R environment, including the R graphical user interface and console, and takes you through the fundamentals of the object - oriented R language. Then, through a variety of practical examples from medicine, business, and sports, you'll learn how you can use this remarkable tool to solve your own data analysis problems.