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R for Data Analysis in easy steps : R Programming Essentials - Mike McGrath

R for Data Analysis in easy steps

R Programming Essentials

Paperback Published: 20th June 2018
ISBN: 9781840787955
Number Of Pages: 192

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The R language is widely used by statisticians for data analysis, and the popularity of R programming has therefore increased substantially in recent years. The emerging Internet of Things (IoT) gathers increasing amounts of data that can be analyzed to gain useful insights into trends.



R for Data Analysis in easy steps has an easy-to-follow style that will appeal to anyone who wants to produce graphic visualizations to gain insights from gathered data.



R for Data Analysis in easy steps begins by explaining core programming principles of the R programming language, which stores data in vectors from which simple graphs can be plotted.



Next, the book describes how to create matrices to store and manipulate data from which graphs can be plotted to provide better insights. This book then demonstrates how to create data frames from imported data sets, and how to employ the Grammar of Graphics to produce advanced visualizations that can best illustrate useful insights from your data.



R for Data Analysis in easy steps contains separate chapters on the major features of the R programming language. There are complete example programs that demonstrate how to create Line graphs, Bar charts, Histograms, Scatter graphs, Box plots, and more. The code for each R script is listed, together with screenshots that illustrate the actual output when that script has been executed. The free, downloadable example R code is provided for clearer understanding.



By the end of this book you will have gained a sound understanding of R programming, and be able to write your own scripts that can be executed to produce graphic visualizations for data analysis. You need have no previous knowledge of any programming language, so its ideal for the newcomer to computer programming.

ISBN: 9781840787955
ISBN-10: 1840787953
Series: R Programming Essentials: In Easy Steps
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 20th June 2018
Publisher: In Easy Steps Limited
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 19.05  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.43

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