### R in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself

## Details

- Author(s)
- Andy Nicholls, Richard Pugh, Aimee Gott
- Format
- Paperback | 624 pages
- Dimensions
- 179 x 230 x 33mm | 956g
- Publication date
- 01 Jan 2016
- Publisher
- Pearson Education (US)
- Imprint
- Sams Publishing
- Publication City/Country
- Indianapolis, United States
- Language
- English
- ISBN10
- 0672338483
- ISBN13
- 9780672338489
- Bestsellers rank
- 1,020,961

## Description

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

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