# Learn to develop statistical applications in R with Packt's new book and eBook

August 2013 | Beginner's Guides, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of. R Statistical Application Development by Example Beginner's Guide. R Statistical Application Development by Example Beginner's Guide, a self-learning tutorial for users who are new to the concept of R Statistics. Packed with real-world examples and useful screenshots, this book will teach readers everything they need to know about application development and the nuances of R Statistics.

About the author: Prabhanjan Narayanachar Tattar has seven years of experience with R software and has also co-authored A Course in Statistics with R, published by Narosa Publishing House. He obtained a PhD (Statistics) from Bangalore University under “Survival Analysis”. During the PhD program, the author received young Statistician honours in “IBS(IR)- GK Shukla Young Biometrician Award - 2005” and “Dr. U.S. Nair Award for Young Statistician - 2007”.

R Statistical Application Development by Example Beginner's Guide introduces the readers to everything they need to know to effectively deal with the uncertainties surrounding computer science data. Methods are explained with the help of real data sets. The book starts off by explaining the basics, such as the nature of data and CART, before going on to cover more advanced topics such as descriptive statistics, effective data visualization, and efficient model building. Readers will also learn how to read data from other software and import it to R.

The book covers these essential topics:

Chapter 1: Data Characteristics

Chapter 2: Import/Export Data

Chapter 3: Data Visualization

Chapter 4: Exploratory Analysis

Chapter 5: Statistical Inference

Chapter 6: Linear Regression Analysis

Chapter 7: The Logistic Regression Model

Chapter 8: Regression Models with Regularization

Chapter 9: Classification and Regression Trees

Chapter 10: CART and Beyond

Appendix: References

R Statistical Application Development by Example Beginner's Guide is a practical, step by step guide that will help readers to understand everything they need to know about R. Fore more information please visit: R Statistical Application Development by Example Beginner's Guide

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 Every method explained through real data sets enables clarity and confidence for unforeseen scenarios For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/r-statistical-application-development-by-example-beginners-guide/book