R in Action: Data Analysis and Graphics with R

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R is a powerful language for statistical computing and graphics that can handle virtually any data-crunching task. It runs on all important platforms and provides thousands of useful specialized modules and utilities. This makes R a great way to get meaningful information from mountains of raw data.

R in Action, Second Edition is a language tutorial focused on practical problems. Written by a research methodologist, it takes a direct and modular approach to quickly give readers ...

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Overview

R is a powerful language for statistical computing and graphics that can handle virtually any data-crunching task. It runs on all important platforms and provides thousands of useful specialized modules and utilities. This makes R a great way to get meaningful information from mountains of raw data.

R in Action, Second Edition is a language tutorial focused on practical problems. Written by a research methodologist, it takes a direct and modular approach to quickly give readers the information they need to produce useful results. Focusing on realistic data analyses and a comprehensive integration of graphics, it follows the steps that real data analysts use to acquire their data, get it into shape, analyze it, and produce meaningful results that they can provide to clients.

Purchase of the print book comes with an offer of a free PDF eBook from Manning. Also available is all code from the book.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617291388
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/1/2014
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 475
  • Sales rank: 1,018,928

Meet the Author

Robert I. Kabacoff, is a research methodologist, statistical consultant, and software developer with over 25 years of experience working with organizations in health care, financial services, manufacturing, behavioral sciences, government, and academia. As Vice President of Research for Management Research Group, he provides research and statistical programming for organizations in North America, Western Europe, Africa, and the Pacific Rim. For the past four years, he has managed an R tutorial website that receives approximately 11,000 visitors a day.

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