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R for Data Science by Dan Toomey

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Preface

R is a software package that provides a language and an environment for data manipulation and statistics calculation. The resulting statistics can be displayed graphically as well.

R has the following features:

  • A lean syntax to perform operations on your data
  • A set of tools to load and store data in a variety of formats, both local and over the Internet
  • Consistent syntax for operating on datasets in memory
  • A built-in and an open source collection of tools for data analysis
  • Methods to generate on-the-fly graphics and store graphical representations to disk

What this book covers

Chapter 1, Data Mining Patterns, covers data mining in R. In this instance, we will look for patterns in a dataset. This chapter will explore examples of using cluster ...

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