Assignments and Operators
R works with objects. Objects can include vectors, matrices, functions, the results from a function, or a number of other kinds of objects. Objects make working with information easier. This chapter covers assigning names to objects, listing and removing objects, and object operations. Part II (Chapters 4 and 5) covers the possible forms of objects.
Some objects come with the packages in R. Other objects are user-created. User-created objects have names that are assigned by the user. Knowing how to create, list, and remove user-created objects is basic to R.
Types of Assignment
Names in R must begin with a ...