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 : The Art of R Programming: A Tour of Statistical Software Design

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Binding: Paperback
Brand: imusti
EAN: 9781593273842
Edition: 1
Feature: No Starch Press
ISBN: 9781593273842
Item Dimensions: 92570024394
Label: No Starch Press
Languages: EnglishPublishedEnglishOriginal LanguageEnglishUnknown
Manufacturer: No Starch Press
MPN: 33315334
Number Of Items: 1
Number Of Pages: 400
Publication Date: October 11, 2011
Publisher: No Starch Press
Release Date: October 11, 2011
Studio: No Starch Press

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R is the world's most popular language for developing statistical software: Archaeologists use it to track the spread of ancient civilizations, drug companies use it to discover which medications are safe and effective, and actuaries use it to assess financial risks and keep economies running smoothly.



The Art of R Programming takes you on a guided tour of software development with R, from basic types and data structures to advanced topics like closures, recursion, and anonymous functions. No statistical knowledge is required, and your programming skills can range from hobbyist to pro.



Along the way, you'll learn about functional and object-oriented programming, running mathematical simulations, and rearranging complex data into simpler, more useful formats. You'll also learn to:



Whether you're designing aircraft, forecasting the weather, or you just need to tame your data, The Art of R Programming is your guide to harnessing the power of statistical computing.



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From the Author: Why Use R for Your Statistical Work?

As the Cantonese say, yauh peng, yauh leng, which means “both inexpensive and beautiful.” Why use anything else?
R has a number of virtues:









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