Data Visualisation with R: 100 Examples

Data Visualisation with R: 100 Examples

by Thomas Rahlf

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319842325
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 05/08/2018
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 385
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Thomas Rahlf has 20 years of experience in data visualization. Holding a PhD in the history of statistics and econometrics, his areas of expertise include also historical statistics, time series analysis and statistical inference. He is director in the department of quality and program management at the German Research Foundation as well as a lecturer at the University of Bonn, Germany.
Graphics and statistics have been a key element of his work for a long time. Recent publications include “Statistical Inference“ in the Handbook of Cliometrics (Springer Reference Series, 2016) and “The German Time Series Dataset, 1834-2012” (Journal of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 236/1). He is also the editor of a book about historical statistics of Germany.

Table of Contents

Data for Everybody.- Structure and Technical Requirements.- Implementation in R.- Beyond R.- Regarding the Examples.- Categorical Data.- Distributions.- Time Series.- Scatter Plots.- Maps.- Illustrative Examples.

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“I really like this book: those 100 interesting real data examples with the detailed R-scripts for producing beautiful graphical visualisation are particularly helpful for learning R graphics. I will use it as a main textbook for data visualization for my statistics course.” (Professor Qiwei Yao, Department of Statistics, London School of Economics)

“I like the book. With my two doctoral course students, I use it as a text book for my ‚Doctoral Dissertation Research‘ course in this semester.“ (Prof Dae-Heung Jang, Department of Statistics, Pukyong National University, Busan, South Korea, 2017)

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