Install and run RStudio on a desktop or a web server with New Book from Packt

January 2013 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the publication of Learning RStudio for R Statistical Computing a new book that acts as a tutorial to effectively generate reports, create graphics, and perform analysis, and even build R-packages with RStudio. Filled with detailed examples, the book is equipped with the latest and advanced R console features.

About the Authors:

Mark P.J. van der Loo- Mark P.J. van der Loo has been working with the Dutch Official Statistics Office (Statistics Netherlands) since 2007. He is responsible for the local R center of expertise, which supports and educates users on statistical computing with R. He has been teaching R for several years and co-authored a number of R packages that are available via CRAN.

Edwin de Jonge - Edwin de Jonge has been working in Statistics Netherlands for more than 15 years. He currently works in the Statistical Methodology department. He trained over 150 people in a workshop entitled “Graphical Analysis with R”. Edwin has co-authored several R packages that are available via CRAN.

The book starts with a quick introduction to load data, perform simple analysis, plot a graph, and generate automatic reports. It then moves on to learning the RStudio features to effectively perform statistical analysis and reporting, code editing, and R development.

Learning RStudio for R Statistical Computing teaches to create advanced and interactive graphics and perform code editing and navigation. Readers will learn to build R extension packages and effectively manage their R project files by performing reproducible statistical analyses within the R projects.

The book comprises of the following chapters:

Chapter 1: Getting Started

Chapter 2: Writing R Scripts and the R Console

Chapter 3: Viewing and Plotting Data

Chapter 4: Managing R Projects

Chapter 5: Generating Reports

Chapter 6: Using RStudio Effectively

Packt Enterprise is a publishing division of Packt Publishing designed to serve the information needs of IT Professionals in the Enterprise space. Packt Enterprise also publishes on Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Citrix, Java, Amazon, Google and SAP technologies.

R Develpers who wish to get started with R statistical development using RStudio will find this book to be an interesting read. For more information please visit the book page at http://www.packtpub.com/learning-rstudio-for-r-statistical-computing/book


Learning RStudio for R Statistical Computing
A complete practical tutorial for RStudio, designed keeping in mind the needs of analysts and R developers alike

For more information, please visit: Learning RStudio for R Statistical Computing

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