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On Nov 24 Kosmas Chatzimichalis wrote: The emphasis is on exploration
One of the most original and fascinating books that I have read. Exploring everyday things with R and Ruby takes you to new and interesting places, with the author as a very knowledgeable and friendly guide. Full Review  >

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On Oct 25 Peter Zsoldos wrote:
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On Sep 8 Rick Wagner wrote:
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On Aug 30 Roy Legaard wrote: A new O'Reilly classic
As many high school or college students could tell you, books about statistics can be rather dry. "Exploring Everyday Things with R and Ruby" turns this preconception on its head, with author Sau Sheong Chang providing a sequence of fun exercises that introduces the reader to the basics of programming and data analysis. Full Review  >

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On Aug 9 Aaron Sumner wrote: Fun introduction to Ruby and R
The field of analytics is garnering a lot of buzz right now. In Exploring Everyday Things with R and Ruby, Sau Sheong Chang takes a fun approach to teaching readers the fundamentals of analytics and of two increasingly popular languages: Ruby for harvesting data, and R for analyzing that data with interesting results. Full Review  >

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On Jul 26 Juan Jose de Leon wrote: For unquiet minds
This is an nice to read book for experimenting with data analysis. If you are buying the book for a focus on programming, I don't recommend it. If your are looking for simulations and data analysis I do recommend it, I really enjoyed it. I feel like a can one day end up with a Freakonomics kind of experiment. Full Review  >

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By working through 3 projects (ex: slot machine simulation) over several chapters, Garrett Grolemund introduces… Full Review >

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