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Data Analysis with R - Second Edition by Tony Fischetti

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Communicating results

Unless an analysis is performed solely for the personal edification of the analyst, the results are going to be communicated, either to teammates, your company, your lab, or the general public. Some very advanced technologies are in place for R programmers to communicate their results accurately and attractively.

Following the pattern of some of the other sections in this chapter, we will talk about a range of approaches, starting with a bad alternative, and giving an explanation for why it's inadequate.

The terrible solution to the creating of a statistical report is to copy R output into a Word document (or PowerPoint presentation) mixed with prose. "Why is this terrible?" you ask. Because if one little thing about ...

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