Bare-bones R: A Brief Introductory Guide
  • Bare-bones R: A Brief Introductory Guide
  • Bare-bones R: A Brief Introductory Guide

Bare-bones R: A Brief Introductory Guide

by Thomas P. Hogan
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412980410

ISBN-13: 9781412980418

Pub. Date: 02/02/2010

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Offering a user friendly introduction to R software

"A terrific intro book! I'll recommend it to any class I teach in which I use R. "
—Gary Mc Donald, Oakland University

This text provides a practical, hands-on introduction to the elements of R and R Commander. Assuming no background in computer programming, author Thomas P. Hogan guides the novice in

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Overview

Offering a user friendly introduction to R software

"A terrific intro book! I'll recommend it to any class I teach in which I use R. "
—Gary Mc Donald, Oakland University

This text provides a practical, hands-on introduction to the elements of R and R Commander. Assuming no background in computer programming, author Thomas P. Hogan guides the novice in using these valuable tools for statistical analysis. The book walks the reader through steps for downloading and then works through examples of basic statistical processing.

Key Features

  • "Base R" covered including downloading, creating data sets, using R functions, and R graphics
  • R Commander information includes downloading, inputting data, statistical analysis, and graphing.
  • The author shows how to import and export data or files, using add-on packages, and annotated references for further skill development.
  • The book is suitable as a supplement to any standard introduction to statistics or for the person in the social and behavioral sciences, education, and allied health fields who wants a quick start on R

Accompanied by a Student Study Site

An upcoming student study site atwww.sagepub.com/bare-bones R contains downloadable data sets used in the text as well as selected updates for R.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412980418
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/02/2010
Pages:
79
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Part 1: Base R
1-1: What is R?
1-2: R's Up's and Down's
1-3: Getting Started: Loading R
1-4: Getting Started Really: Using R as a Calculator
1-5: Creating a Data Set
1-6: Using R Functions: Simple Ones
1-7: Reading in Larger Data Sets
1-8: Getting Help
1-9: Dealing with Missing Data
1-10: Using R Functions: Hypothesis-tests
1-11: R Functions for Commonly Used Statistics
1-12: Two COmmands for Managing Your Files
1-13: R Graphics
Chapter 2: R Commander?
2-1: What is R Commander
2-2: R Commander Windows and Menus
2-3: The Data Menu
2-4: The Statistics Menu
2-5: The Graphics Menu
2-6: The Distributions Menu: Two Quick Examples
Chapter 3: Some Other Stuff
3-1: A Few Other Ways to Enter Data
3-2: Exporting R Results
3-3: Bonus: Build Your Own Functions
3-4: An Example of an Add-on Package
3-5: Keeping Up to Date
3-6: Going Further: Selected References
Handy List of a Few Crucial Commands in base R
Going Further: Selected References

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