R in Action: Data Analysis and Graphics with R

R in Action: Data Analysis and Graphics with R


By (author) Robert I. Kabacoff

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  • Publisher: Manning Publications
  • Format: Paperback | 375 pages
  • Dimensions: 185mm x 234mm x 28mm | 726g
  • Publication date: 28 August 2011
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1935182390
  • ISBN 13: 9781935182399
  • Sales rank: 147,544

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HIGHLIGHTA practical guide to the use of R for statistical analysis and graphing.DESCRIPTIONThe ability to interpret and act on the massive amounts of informationlocked in web and enterprise systems is critical to success in themodern business economy. R, a free software environment forstatistical computing and graphics, is a comprehensive package thatempowers developers and analysts to capture, process, and respondintelligently to statistical information.R in Action is the first book to present both the R system and the usecases that make it such a compelling package for business developers.The book begins by introducing the R language, and then moves on tovarious examples illustrating R's features. Coverage includes datamining methodologies, approaches to messy data, R’s extensivegraphical environment, useful add-on modules, and how to interface Rwith other software platforms and data management systems.< /P>KEY POINTSF• In-depth coverage of the R environmentF• Dozens of practical examplesF• Author Rob Kabacoff has years of hands-on experience

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Dr. Robert Kabacoff has more than 20 years of experience providing research and statistical consultation to organizations in health care, financial services, manufacturing, behavioral sciences, government, and academia. He is a former professor of psychology at Nova Southeastern University in Florida, where he taught graduate courses in quantitative methods and statistical programming. For the past two years, he has managed Quick-R, a popuar R tutorial website.