R For Dummies [electronic resource].
- Meys, Joris
- Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2012.
- 2nd ed.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (411 pages)
- Additional Creators:
- De Vries, Andrie
- R For Dummies; About the Authors; Dedication; Authors' Acknowledgments; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Conventions Used in This Book; What You're Not to Read; Foolish Assumptions; How This Book Is Organized; Icons Used in This Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: R You Ready?; Chapter 1: Introducing R: The Big Picture; Recognizing the Benefits of Using R; Looking At Some of the Unique Features of R; Chapter 2: Exploring R; Working with a Code Editor; Starting Your First R Session; Sourcing a Script; Navigating the Workspace., Chapter 3: The Fundamentals of RUsing the Full Power of Functions; Keeping Your Code Readable; Getting from Base R to More; Part 2: Getting Down to Work in R; Chapter 4: Getting Started with Arithmetic; Working with Numbers, Infinity, and Missing Values; Organizing Data in Vectors; Getting Values in and out of Vectors; Working with Logical Vectors; Powering Up Your Math with Vector Functions; Chapter 5: Getting Started with Reading and Writing; Using Character Vectors for Text Data; Manipulating Text; Factoring in Factors; Chapter 6: Going on a Date with R; Working with Dates., Presenting Dates in Different FormatsAdding Time Information to Dates; Formatting Dates and Times; Performing Operations on Dates and Times; Chapter 7: Working in More Dimensions; Adding a Second Dimension; Using the Indices; Naming Matrix Rows and Columns; Calculating with Matrices; Adding More Dimensions; Combining Different Types of Values in a Data Frame; Manipulating Values in a Data Frame; Combining Different Objects in a List; Part III: Coding in R; Chapter 8: Putting the Fun in Functions; Moving from Scripts to Functions; Using Arguments the Smart Way; Coping with Scoping., Dispatching to a MethodChapter 9: Controlling the Logical Flow; Making Choices with if Statements; Doing Something Else with an if ... else Statement; Vectorizing Choices; Making Multiple Choices; Looping Through Values; Looping without Loops: Meeting the Apply Family; Chapter 10: Debugging Your Code; Knowing What to Look For; Reading Errors and Warnings; Going Bug Hunting; Generating Your Own Messages; Recognizing the Mistakes You're Sure to Make; Chapter 11: Getting Help; Finding Information in the R Help Files; Searching the Web for Help with R; Getting Involved in the R Community., and Making a Minimal Reproducible ExamplePart IV: Making the Data Talk; Chapter 12: Getting Data into and out of R; Getting Data into R; Getting Your Data out of R; Working with Files and Folders; Chapter 13: Manipulating and Processing Data; Deciding on the Most Appropriate Data Structure; Creating Subsets of Your Data; Adding Calculated Fields to Data; Combining and Merging Data Sets; Sorting and Ordering Data; Traversing Your Data with the Apply Functions; Getting to Know the Formula Interface; Whipping Your Data into Shape; Chapter 14: Summarizing Data; Starting with the Right Data.
- Still trying to wrap your head around R?With more than two million users, R is the open-source programming language standard for data analysis and statistical modeling. R is packed with powerful programming capabilities, but learning to use R in the real world can be overwhelming for even the most seasoned statisticians. This easy-to-follow guide explains how to use R for data processing and statistical analysis, and then, shows you how to present your data using compelling and informative graphics. You'll gain practical experience using R in a variety of settings and delve deeper into R's fea.
- 9781119963127 (electronic bk.)
1119963125 (electronic bk.)
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