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 informit. com/register for convenient access to updates and corrections as they become available. This book's source code can be found at http://www.mango-solutions.com/wp/teach-yourself-r-in-24-hours-book/.
Product code: AQOME
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Dimensions: 18.1cm x 23.3cm
Publish date: 28/12/2015
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