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Advanced R: Data Programming and the Cloud by Joshua F. Wiley, Matt Wiley

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© Matt Wiley and Joshua F. Wiley 2016

Matt Wiley and Joshua F. Wiley, Advanced R, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2077-1_1

1. Programming Basics

Matt Wiley and Joshua F. Wiley1

(1)Elkhart Group Ltd. & Victoria College, Columbia City, Indiana, USA

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As with most languages, more advanced usage requires delving into the underlying structure. This chapter covers such programming basics, and this first section of the book (through Chapter 6), develops some advanced programming techniques. We start with R’s basic building blocks, which create our foundation for programming, data management, and ...

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