The Book of R: A First Course in Programming and Statistics

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‘A Game Changer’

“You must see this epic work . . . a game changer.”

—Kirk Borne, Principal Data Scientist at Booz Allen Hamilton

‘Extremely Well Written’

“Extremely well written with excellent explanations and examples, this book fully accomplishes the goal of providing the reading with both the programming and statistical skills required to become proficient with this language. I am nothing short of amazed at the consistent quality and clarity of the text and the utility of the exercises.”

—Computerworld

‘An Excellent Reference’

“Overall, The Book of R is an excellent reference for novice data analysts and for students being introduced to statistical programming tools.”

—Harry J. Foxwell, ACM’s Computing Reviews

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About the Author

Tilman M. Davies is a senior lecturer at the University of Otago in New Zealand, where he teaches statistics and R at all university levels. He has been programming in R for 15 years and uses it in all of his courses. His research interests lie in applied spatial statistics and smoothing problems, where he has published dozens of scientific articles.

Who Should Read This Book

The Book of R is a gentle yet informative introduction to the statistical software environment R. It is for anyone interested in programming, statistics, and data analysis, and is especially well-suited for students and instructors of statistics courses.

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About the Publisher

No Starch Press has published the finest in geek entertainment since 1994, creating both timely and timeless titles like Python Crash Course, Python for Kids, How Linux Works, and Hacking: The Art of Exploitation. An independent, San Francisco-based publishing company, No Starch Press focuses on a curated list of well-crafted books that make a difference. They publish on many topics, including computer programming, cybersecurity, operating systems, and LEGO. The titles have personality, the authors are passionate experts, and all the content goes through extensive editorial and technical reviews. Long known for its fun, fearless approach to technology, No Starch Press has earned wide support from STEM enthusiasts worldwide.

ASIN ‏ : ‎ 1593276516
Publisher ‏ : ‎ No Starch Press; 1st edition (July 16, 2016)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 832 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 9781593276515
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1593276515
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 2.95 pounds
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 7 x 1.9 x 9.1 inches

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From the Publisher

Copy of The Book of R on black background with No Starch Press logoCopy of The Book of R on black background with No Starch Press logo

Spread of The Book of R on a yellow background

Spread of The Book of R on a yellow background

Copies of The Book of R on a black background

Copies of The Book of R on a black background

Spread of The Book of R on a yellow background

Spread of The Book of R on a yellow background

‘A Game Changer’

“You must see this epic work . . . a game changer.”

—Kirk Borne, Principal Data Scientist at Booz Allen Hamilton

‘Extremely Well Written’

“Extremely well written with excellent explanations and examples, this book fully accomplishes the goal of providing the reading with both the programming and statistical skills required to become proficient with this language. I am nothing short of amazed at the consistent quality and clarity of the text and the utility of the exercises.”

—Computerworld

‘An Excellent Reference’

“Overall, The Book of R is an excellent reference for novice data analysts and for students being introduced to statistical programming tools.”

—Harry J. Foxwell, ACM’s Computing Reviews

Side profile of man smiling in front of green treesSide profile of man smiling in front of green trees

About the Author

Tilman M. Davies is a senior lecturer at the University of Otago in New Zealand, where he teaches statistics and R at all university levels. He has been programming in R for 15 years and uses it in all of his courses. His research interests lie in applied spatial statistics and smoothing problems, where he has published dozens of scientific articles.

Who Should Read This Book

The Book of R is a gentle yet informative introduction to the statistical software environment R. It is for anyone interested in programming, statistics, and data analysis, and is especially well-suited for students and instructors of statistics courses.

No Starch Press logo. A black circle with a white iron with a star in the centerNo Starch Press logo. A black circle with a white iron with a star in the center

About the Publisher

No Starch Press has published the finest in geek entertainment since 1994, creating both timely and timeless titles like Python Crash Course, Python for Kids, How Linux Works, and Hacking: The Art of Exploitation. An independent, San Francisco-based publishing company, No Starch Press focuses on a curated list of well-crafted books that make a difference. They publish on many topics, including computer programming, cybersecurity, operating systems, and LEGO. The titles have personality, the authors are passionate experts, and all the content goes through extensive editorial and technical reviews. Long known for its fun, fearless approach to technology, No Starch Press has earned wide support from STEM enthusiasts worldwide.

ASIN ‏ : ‎ 1593276516
Publisher ‏ : ‎ No Starch Press; 1st edition (July 16, 2016)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 832 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 9781593276515
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1593276515
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 2.95 pounds
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 7 x 1.9 x 9.1 inches

The Book of R: A First Course in Programming and Statistics

$29.34

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