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The R Book
     

The R Book

by Michael J. Crawley
 

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Hugely successful and popular text presenting an extensive and comprehensive guide for all R users

The R language is recognized as one of the most powerful and flexible statistical software packages, enabling users to apply many statistical techniques that would be impossible without such software to help implement such large data sets. R has become

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Hugely successful and popular text presenting an extensive and comprehensive guide for all R users

The R language is recognized as one of the most powerful and flexible statistical software packages, enabling users to apply many statistical techniques that would be impossible without such software to help implement such large data sets. R has become an essential tool for understanding and carrying out research.

This edition:

  • Features full colour text and extensive graphics throughout.
  • Introduces a clear structure with numbered section headings to help readers locate information more efficiently.
  • Looks at the evolution of R over the past five years.
  • Features a new chapter on Bayesian Analysis and Meta-Analysis.
  • Presents a fully revised and updated bibliography and reference section.
  • Is supported by an accompanying website allowing examples from the text to be run by the user.

 

Praise for the first edition:

‘…if you are an R user or wannabe R user, this text is the one that should be on your shelf.  The breadth of topics covered is unsurpassed when it comes to texts on data analysis in R.’ (The American Statistician, August 2008)

‘The High-level software language of R is setting standards in quantitative analysis. And now anybody can get to grips with it thanks to The R Book…’ (Professional Pensions, July 2007) 

Editorial Reviews

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"It may seem strange to include a new edition of a textbook in the preview, but I feel that this is one that is definitely worth highlighting. It is a classic that does not just sell to students during term time but has a much wider appeal ... This edition will sell really well on publication." (The Bookseller, 16 December 2011)

"There is a tremendous amount of information in the book, and it will be very helpful … .This is a potentially very useful book." (Journal of Applied Science, December 2008)

"…if you are an R user or wannabe R user, this text is the one that should be on your shelf.  The breadth of topics covered is unsurpassed when it comes to texts on data analysis in R." (The American Statistician, Aug 2008)

"The R Book; provides the first comprehensive reference manual for the R language." (Statistica 2008)

"…a 950-page comprehensive reference manual for what is perhaps becoming the most powerful and flexible statistical software environment…" (CHOICE, December 2007)

‘The High-level software language of R is setting standards in quantitative analysis. And now anybody can get to grips with it thanks to The R Book…’ (Professional Pensions, 19th July 2007)  

"There is a tremendous amount of information in the book, and it will be very helpful … .This is a potentially very useful book." (Journal of Applied Science, Dec 2008)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118448960
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/07/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
1080
File size:
32 MB
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"This heavy statistics book, by the author of The Flora of Berkshire, proved to be one of the best sellers at every conference in Europe that NHBS attended in 2007 - probably the only book on the subject you will ever need." 
– Anneli Meeder, Title Researcher & Cataloguer

Meet the Author

Michael Crawley is Professor at Imperial College at Silwood Park. He is a fellow of the Royal Society and author of the bestselling titles Statistics: An Introduction using R and Statistical Computing: An Introduction to Data Analysis Using S-Plus.

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