The Book of R: A First Course in Programming and Statistics

The Book of R: A First Course in Programming and Statistics

by Tilman M. Davies

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593276515
Publisher: No Starch Press
Publication date: 07/30/2016
Pages: 832
Sales rank: 237,790
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 2.00(d)

About the Author

Tilman M. Davies is a senior lecturer at the University of Otago in New Zealand, where he teaches statistics and R at all university levels. He has been programming in R for 10 years and uses it in all of his courses.

Table of Contents

Preface
PART I THE LANGUAGE
1 Getting Started
2 Numerics, Arithmetic, Assignment, and Vectors
3 Matrices and Arrays
4 Non-numeric Values
5 Lists and Data Frames
6 Special Values, Classes, and Coercion
7 Basic Plotting
8 Reading and Writing Files
PART II PROGRAMMING
9 Calling Functions
10 Conditions and Loops
11 Writing Functions
12 Exceptions, Timings, and Visibility
PART III STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY
13 Elementary Statistics
14 Basic Data Visualization
15 Probability
16 Common Probability Distributions
PART IV STATISTICAL TESTING AND MODELING
17 Sampling Distributions and Confidence
18 Hypothesis Testing
19 Analysis of Variance
20 Simple Linear Regression
21 Multiple Linear Regression
22 Linear Model Selection and Diagnostics
PART V ADVANCED GRAPHICS
23 Advanced Plot Customization
24 Going Further with the Grammar of Graphics
25 Defining Colors and Plotting in Higher Dimensions
26 Interactive 3D Plots
APPENDICES
A Installing R and Contributed Packages
B Working with RStudio
Bibliography

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