An Introduction to R - Second Edition
by W.N. Venables, D.M. Smith and the R Development Core Team
Paperback (6"x9"), 144 pages, 7 figures
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This tutorial manual provides a comprehensive introduction to GNU R, a free software package for statistical computing and graphics.
This revised and updated second edition covers the 2.9.0 release of R (April 2009), and contains additional examples, notes and corrections.
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Table of Contents
- Introduction and preliminaries
- Simple manipulations; numbers and vectors
- Objects, their modes and attributes
- Ordered and unordered factors
- Arrays and matrices
- Lists and data frames
- Reading data from files
- Probability distributions
- Grouping, loops and conditional execution
- Writing your own functions
- Statistical models in R
- Graphical procedures
- A sample session
- Invoking R
- The command-line editor
- An Introduction to R (First Edition, May 2002, updated Sep 2004, ISBN 0954161742)