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Description - Learning R by Richard Cotton

If you have basic programming skills and do any kind of data analysis, you need R in your toolkit. This book teaches you how to be productive with this important programming language for statistics by covering everything about R you need to know, including: Data gathering from different sources such as web scraping and databases Data transformation/manipulation that can save you hours Visualization that provides a great way of showing insights into datasets Modelling that shows just how many different analyses can be done in R

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781449357108
ISBN-10: 1449357105
Format: Paperback
Pages: 250
Imprint: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Publish Date: 20-Sep-2013
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Richard Cotton

Richie is a data scientist with a background in chemical health and safety, and has worked extensively on tools to give non-technical users access to statistical models. He is the author of the R packages "assertive" for checking the state of your variables and "sig" to make sure your functions have a sensible API. He runs The Damned Liars statistics consultancy.