The R book. 2nd ed. (English) Zbl 1269.62011

Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons (ISBN 978-0-470-97392-9/hbk; 978-1-118-44890-8/ebook). xxiv, 1051 p. (2013).
[For the first edition from 2007 see Zbl 1115.62007.]
Publisher’s description: The R language is recognized as one of the most powerful and flexible statistical software packages, enabling users to apply many statistical techniques that would be impossible without such software to help implement large data sets. R has become an essential tool for understanding and carrying out research.
This edition: Features full colour text and extensive graphics throughout. Introduces a clear structure with numbered section headings to help readers locate information more efficiently. Looks at the evolution of R over the past five years. Features a new chapter on Bayesian analysis and meta-analysis. Presents a fully revised and updated bibliography and reference section. Is supported by an accompanying website allowing examples from the text to be run by the user.


62-04 Software, source code, etc. for problems pertaining to statistics
62-01 Introductory exposition (textbooks, tutorial papers, etc.) pertaining to statistics
62-00 General reference works (handbooks, dictionaries, bibliographies, etc.) pertaining to statistics


Zbl 1115.62007


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