Description - R for Dummies, 2nd Edition by Andrie de Vries
Mastering R has never been easier
Picking up R can be tough, even for seasoned statisticians and
data analysts. R For Dummies, 2nd Edition
provides a quick and painless way to master all the R you'll ever
need. Requiring no prior programming experience and packed with
tons of practical examples, step-by-step exercises, and sample
code, this friendly and accessible guide shows you how to know your
way around lists, data frames, and other R data structures, while
learning to interact with other programs, such as Microsoft Excel.
You'll learn how to reshape and manipulate data, merge data sets,
split and combine data, perform calculations on vectors and arrays,
and so much more.
R is an open source statistical environment and programming
language that has become very popular in varied fields for the
management and analysis of data. R provides a wide array of
statistical and graphical techniques, and has become the standard
among statisticians for software development and data analysis.
R For Dummies, 2nd Edition takes the intimidation
out of working with R and arms you with the knowledge and know-how
to master the programming language of choice among statisticians
and data analysts worldwide.
Covers downloading, installing, and configuring R
Includes tips for getting data in and out of R
Offers advice on fitting regression models and ANOVA
Provides helpful hints for working with graphics
R For Dummies, 2nd Edition is an ideal
introduction to R for complete beginners, as well as an excellent
technical reference for experienced R programmers.
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Author Biography - Andrie de Vries
Andrie de Vries is a leading R expert and Business Services Director for Revolution Analytics. With over 20 years of experience, he provides consulting and training services in the use of R. Joris Meys is a statistician, R programmer and R lecturer with the faculty of Bio-Engineering at the University of Ghent.
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