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How do you use R to import, manage, visualize, and analyze real-world data? With this short, hands-on tutorial, you learn how to collect online data, massage it into a reasonable form, and work with it using R facilities to interact with web servers, parse HTML and XML, and more. Rather than use canned sample data, you'll plot and analyze current home foreclosure auctions in Philadelphia.

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On Apr 19 Rob Dawson wrote: Good Programmers starting for R
The Book Data Mashups in R gives a short tutorial using R to pull data from the web and analyse it. The specific presentation is looking at foreclosure auctions in Philadelphia. I used this book to get some practical hands on exposure to R. Full Review  >

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On Mar 29 John Brady wrote: Data Mashups in R
Data Mashups in R describes the use of the R language to create a “spatial mashup”, plotting foreclosure data on a map image after downloading and manipulating the underlying data.  It presents a number of techniques that could be used in typical data analysis scenarios and examples of R packages… Full Review  >

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On Mar 23 Michal Konrad Owsiak wrote: Binding data sources in R
Have you ever wondered whether R can utilize regular expressions? Have you been forced to download data from particular source before you start using it within R? Or maybe you were not quite sure how to deal with XML within R scripts. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar3.0

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