R Programming By Example: Practical, hands-on projects to help you get started with R

By 作者: Omar Trejo Navarro

ISBN-10 书号: 1788292545

ISBN-13 书号: 9781788292542

Release Finelybook 出版日期: 2017-12-22

pages 页数: 470

$49.99

Book Description to Finelybook sorting

R is a high-level statistical language and is widely used among statisticians and data miners to develop analytical applications. Often, data analysis people with great analytical skills lack solid programming knowledge and are unfamiliar with the correct ways to use R. Based on the version 3.4, this book will help you develop strong fundamentals when working with R by taking you through a series of full representative examples, giving you a holistic view of R.

We begin with the basic installation and configuration of the R environment. As you progress through the exercises, you’ll become thoroughly acquainted with R’s features and its packages. With this book, you will learn about the basic concepts of R programming, work efficiently with graphs, create publication-ready and interactive 3D graphs, and gain a better understanding of the data at hand. The detailed step-by-step instructions will enable you to get a clean set of data, produce good visualizations, and create reports for the results. It also teaches you various methods to perform code profiling and performance enhancement with good programming practices, delegation, and parallelization.

By the end of this book, you will know how to efficiently work with data, create quality visualizations and reports, and develop code that is modular, expressive, and maintainable.

**Contents**

1: INTRODUCTION TO R

2: UNDERSTANDING VOTES WITH DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS

3: PREDICTING VOTES WITH LINEAR MODELS

4: SIMULATING SALES DATA AND WORKING WITH DATABASES

5: COMMUNICATING SALES WITH VISUALIZATIONS

6: UNDERSTANDING REVIEWS WITH TEXT ANALYSIS

7: DEVELOPING AUTOMATIC PRESENTATIONS

8: OBJECT-ORIENTED SYSTEM TO TRACK CRYPTOCURRENCIES

9: IMPLEMENTING AN EFFICIENT SIMPLE MOVING AVERAGE

10: ADDING INTERACTIVITY WITH DASHBOARDS

11: REQUIRED PACKAGES

What You Will Learn

Discover techniques to leverage R’s features, and work with packages

Perform a descriptive analysis and work with statistical models using R

Work efficiently with objects without using loops

Create diverse visualizations to gain better understanding of the data

Understand ways to produce good visualizations and create reports for the results

Read and write data from relational databases and REST APIs, both packaged and unpackaged

Improve performance by writing better code, delegating that code to a more efficient programming language, or making it parallel

Authors

Omar Trejo Navarro

Omar Trejo Navarro is a data consultant. He co-founded Datata, is actively working on CVEST, and maintains a personal website (otrenav.com). He is an applied mathematics and economics double major from ITAM in Mexico City, where he continues to work as a research assistant. He does software development with a focus on data platforms, data science, and web applications. He has worked with clients from all over the world, and is a keen supporter of open source, open data, and open science in general.

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