The R Book 3e, Hardback Book

The R Book 3e Hardback


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A start-to-finish guide to one of the most useful programming languages for researchers in a variety of fields In the newly revised Third Edition of The R Book, a team of distinguished teachers and researchers delivers a user-friendly and comprehensive discussion of foundational and advanced topics in the R software language, which is used widely in science, engineering, medicine, economics, and other fields.

The book is designed to be used as both a complete text-readable from cover to cover-and as a reference manual for practitioners seeking authoritative guidance on particular topics. This latest edition offers instruction on the use of the RStudio GUI, an easy-to-use environment for those new to R.

It provides readers with a complete walkthrough of the R language, beginning at a point that assumes no prior knowledge of R and very little previous knowledge of statistics.

Readers will also find: A thorough introduction to fundamental concepts in statistics and step-by-step roadmaps to their implementation in R;Comprehensive explorations of worked examples in R;A complementary companion website with downloadable datasets that are used in the book;In-depth examination of essential R packages. Perfect for undergraduate and postgraduate students of science, engineering, medicine economics, and geography, The R Book will also earn a place in the libraries of social sciences professionals.