R Programming Fundamentals (Packt)
Friday, 18 January 2019

This book introduces you to the tools for working with data. To start with, author Kaelen Medeiros shows how to set up R and RStudio, followed by info on R packages, functions, data structures, control flow, and loops. The book then moves on to cover data visualization and graphics, and how to build statistical and advanced plots using the ggplot2 library. In addition to this, data management concepts such as factoring, pivoting, aggregating, merging, and dealing with missing values are covered. The book then moves on to cover data visualization and graphics, and how to build statistical and advanced plots using the ggplot2 library. In addition to this, data management concepts such as factoring, pivoting, aggregating, merging, and dealing with missing values are covered.

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Author: Kaelen Medeiros
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Date: September 2018
Pages: 206
ISBN: 978-1789612998
Print: 1789612993
Kindle: B07HSXNXWY
Audience: would-be R programmers
Level: Introductory/Intermediate
Category: Other Languages

Topics covered include:

 

  • Use basic programming concepts of R such as loading packages, arithmetic functions, data structures, and flow control
  • Import data to R from various formats such as CSV, Excel, and SQL
  • Clean data by handling missing values and standardizing fields
  • Perform univariate and bivariate analysis using ggplot2
  • Create statistical summary and advanced plots such as histograms, scatter plots, box plots, and interaction plots
  • Apply data management techniques, such as factoring, pivoting, aggregating, merging, and dealing with missing values, on the example datasets

 

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