R For Medicine And Biology

R For Medicine And Biology

by Paul D. Lewis, Swansea University
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763758086

ISBN-13: 9780763758080

Pub. Date: 05/08/2009

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

R is quickly becoming the number one choice for users in the fields of biology, medicine, and bioinformatics as their main means of storing, processing, sharing, and analyzing biomedical data. R for Medicine and Biology is a step-by-step guide through the use of the statistical environment R, as used in a biomedical domain. Ideal for healthcare professionals,…  See more details below

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R is quickly becoming the number one choice for users in the fields of biology, medicine, and bioinformatics as their main means of storing, processing, sharing, and analyzing biomedical data. R for Medicine and Biology is a step-by-step guide through the use of the statistical environment R, as used in a biomedical domain. Ideal for healthcare professionals, scientists, informaticists, and statistical experts, this resource will provide even the novice programmer with the tools necessary to process and analyze their data using the R environment. Introductory chapters guide readers in how to obtain, install, and become familiar with R and provide a clear introduction to the programming language using numerous worked examples. Later chapters outline how R can be used, not just for biomedical data analysis, but also as an environment for the processing, storing, reporting, and sharing of data and results. The remainder of the book explores areas of R application to common domains of biomedical informatics, including imaging, statistical analysis, data mining/modeling, pathology informatics, epidemiology, clinical trials, and metadata usage. R for Medicine and Biology will provide you with a single desk reference for the R environment and its many capabilities.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763758080
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
05/08/2009
Edition description:
1E
Pages:
399
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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