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If you’re considering R for statistical computing and data visualization, this book provides a quick and practical guide to just about everything you can do with the open source R language and software environment. You’ll learn how to write R functions and use R packages to help you prepare, visualize, and analyze data.

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On Sep 7 Paras Doshi wrote: Great reference book!
R is a popular tool among data scientists because it’s just like a Swiss Army knife (or may be more!) for them! R in a nutshell does a great job of explaining you R as a swiss army knife for your data analysis needs! Full Review  >

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On Dec 24 Roy Legaard wrote: Great way to get acquainted with R
The book does a great job of getting you up to speed on how to read the R language, how R organizes and works with datasets, and how to perform analyses and generate visuals. Full Review  >

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On Nov 26 Michal Konrad Owsiak wrote: Decent introduction to R
I have bought R in a Nutshell some time ago (1-st edition) and I was pleased with it. It is very decent introduction to R. I am using R casually for doing server logs analysis, mostly. And from my point of view, a person who doesn’t speak R fluently, this book is very handy. Full Review  >

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On Nov 10 John Pertell wrote: R in a Nutshell – A Review
This post is my review of Joseph Adler’s R in a Nutshell 2nd Edition, published by O’Reilly. I chose this book because I’m just getting started with statistics. I’ve read other books in  the O’Reilly Nutshell series and found them … Continue reading → Full Review  >

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On Nov 9 Emmanuel Joliet wrote:
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