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 for convenient access to updates and corrections as they become available.

This book's source code can be found at .

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


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