Sam's Teach Yourself R in 24 Hours

Sam's Teach Yourself R in 24 Hours

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In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself R in 24 Hours helps you learn all the R skills you need to solve a wide spectrum of real-world data analysis problems. You'll master the entire data analysis workflow, learning to build code that's efficient, reproducible, and suitable for sharing with others.


This book's straightforward, step-by-step approach teaches you how to import, manipulate, summarize, model, and plot data with R; formalize your analytical code; and build powerful R packages using current best practices.

Practical, hands-on examples show you how to apply what you learn.
Quizzes and exercises help you test your knowledge and stretch your skills.

Learn How To

Install, configure, and explore the R environment, including RStudio Use basic R syntax, objects, and packages Create and manage data structures, including vectors, matrices, and arrays Understand lists and data frames Work with dates, times, and factors Use common R functions, and learn to write your own Import and export data and connect to databases and spreadsheets Use the popular tidyr, dplyr and data.table packages Write more efficient R code with profiling, vectorization, and initialization Plot data and extend your graphical capabilities with ggplot2 and Lattice graphics Develop common types of models Construct high-quality packages, both simple and complex Write R classes: S3, S4, and Reference Classes Use R to generate dynamic reports Build web applications with Shiny Register your book at informit.com/register for convenient access to updates and corrections as they become available.

This book's source code can be found at http://www.mango-solutions.com/wp/teach-yourself-r-in-24-hours-book/ .

Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Sams Publishing, 2016.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780672338489
0672338483
Branch Call Number: 055.133 R Nicholls 02/2016
Characteristics: xvi, 601 pages :,illustrations, ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Pugh, Richard
Gott, Aimee

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