Chapter 2. Communicating Your Work with R Markdown

This chapter covers the following topics:

  • Reproducible research with R Markdown
  • Getting started with the R Markdown interface
  • Customizing R code chunks and file output
  • Using templates and a custom style sheet
  • Creating presentations with R Markdown

The concept of reproducible research

The possibility of replicating studies and researches is essential for strengthening the scientific evidence of the related outcomes. Especially when it comes to public trials of the influence on important social decision-making processes; it is particularly relevant to disclose all data sets, analytical methods, and related findings. By enabling such transparency, it is possible for every interested person to reproduce ...

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