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R in a nutshell

When professionals are faced with analyzing moderate-to-large data sets, tools like Excel do not have the power or flexibility. R was designed for these situations, with good graphical capabilities and a large, robust library of contributed packages. While most books on R are stiff and academic, this Nutshell guide offers a readable overview of R, and contains a reference for the most commonly used features
Print Book, English, ©2012
O'Reilly, Sebastopol, CA, ©2012
xix, 699 : illustrations ; 23 cm
9781449312084, 144931208X
R BASICS. Getting and installing R
The R user interface
A short R tutorial
R packages
THE R LANGUAGE. An overview of the R language
R syntax
R objects
Symbols and environments
Object-oriented programming
WORKING WITH DATA. Saving, loading, and editing data
Preparing data
Lattice graphics
STATISTICS WITH R. Analyzing data
Probability distributions
Statistical tests
Power tests
Regression models
Classification models
Machine learning
Time series analysis
ADDITIONAL TOPICS. Optimizing R programs
R and Hadoop
Appendix: R reference
Previous edition: Sebastapol, Calif.: O'Reilly, 2010
"A desktop quick reference"--Cover