Instant R Starter

Jump into the R programming language and go beyond "Hello World!"

Instant R Starter

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Jump into the R programming language and go beyond "Hello World!"
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ISBN 139781782163503
Paperback54 pages

Book Description

R is a versatile cross-platform environment with the power of a programming language and the flexibility of a scripting language. It is extremely powerful in manipulating and visualizing complex databases, performing statistical computations and producing any kind of plot with a very high graphical quality.

Instant R Starter is a practical introduction to the R language and will show you how to use the main functionalities of the environment. It has hands-on instructions on data analysis, data manipulation, and tips and tricks on quickly debugging your programs.

Instant R Starter will provide you with the basis of the uses of R and will set up the starting point for your future advanced development with the R language. After these basic concepts you will learn how to apply them in more advanced programming techniques, like writing complex functions, debugging them, manipulate data and plotting them.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Instant R Starter
So, what is R?
Installation
Quick start – R language
Top 5 features you'll want to know about
People and places you should get to know

What You Will Learn

  • Install R and its additional packages
  • Create and manipulate objects (vectors, matrices, lists, and data frames)
  • Discover R’s potential in data analysis and data manipulation
  • Learn the use of flow control expressions
  • Debug functions and handle exceptions using R’s exceptional and effective methods
  • Present your data effectively by using graphics, lattice, and ggplot2 packages

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Instant R Starter
So, what is R?
Installation
Quick start – R language
Top 5 features you'll want to know about
People and places you should get to know

Book Details

ISBN 139781782163503
Paperback54 pages
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