R is the world's most popular programming language for data analysis and statistical modeling. The Book of R provides an in-depth, beginner-friendly guide to the R language, and teaches you how to use R for common statistical analyses.
In The Book of R you'll learn key programming techniques, including how to manipulate data structures, read in data from a file, and author functions. You'll also be introduced to statistics topics like probability distributions, hypothesis testing, regression analysis, and statistical plots as you learn how to wield R to analyze data. Helpful exercises throughout each chapter will test your knowledge and practice using the language.
The Book of R assumes no prior experience in statistics or programming. It's a great first book for students, researchers, and professionals who want to learn the tools they need to enter the growing world of data analysis.