R in a Nutshell

R in a Nutshell

by Joseph Adler

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781449312084
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/18/2012
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 724
Sales rank: 551,333
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Joseph Adler has many years of experience in data mining and data analysis at companies including DoubleClick, American Express, and VeriSign. He graduated from MIT with an Sc.B and M.Eng in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from MIT. He is the inventor of several patents for computer security and cryptography, and the author of Baseball Hacks. Currently, he is a senior data scientist at LinkedIn.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • R Basics
    • Chapter 1: Getting and Installing R
    • Chapter 2: The R User Interface
    • Chapter 3: A Short R Tutorial
    • Chapter 4: R Packages


  • The R Language
    • Chapter 5: An Overview of the R Language
    • Chapter 6: R Syntax
    • Chapter 7: R Objects
    • Chapter 8: Symbols and Environments
    • Chapter 9: Functions
    • Chapter 10: Object-Oriented Programming


  • Working with Data
    • Chapter 11: Saving, Loading, and Editing Data
    • Chapter 12: Preparing Data


  • Data Visualization
    • Chapter 13: Graphics
    • Chapter 14: Lattice Graphics
    • Chapter 15: ggplot2


  • Statistics with R
    • Chapter 16: Analyzing Data
    • Chapter 17: Probability Distributions
    • Chapter 18: Statistical Tests
    • Chapter 19: Power Tests
    • Chapter 20: Regression Models
    • Chapter 21: Classification Models
    • Chapter 22: Machine Learning
    • Chapter 23: Time Series Analysis


  • Additional Topics
    • Chapter 24: Optimizing R Programs
    • Chapter 25: Bioconductor
    • Chapter 26: R and Hadoop


  • R Reference
  • Bibliography
  • Colophon

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