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Learning Predictive Analytics with R by Eric Mayor

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Packages

As mentioned earlier, GNU R is a statistical programming language that can be extended by means of packages. Packages contain functions and datasets that allow specific types of analyses to be performed in R. We have seen at the end of the last section that some packages are loaded by default in R. Others are already a part of R. The image below provides a list of the packages that come out of the box with R. This list can very easily be obtained with the following code:

library(lib = .Library)
Packages

Available packages in base R

Now, let's have a look at which packages are directly accessible, by selecting List search path from the Misc menu. This ...

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