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Published: 24 May 2012

128 Pages


ISBN: 9780199601622

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Getting Started with R

An introduction for biologists

Andrew P. Beckerman and Owen L. Petchey

  • A book containing a simple, easy, and engaging introduction to R for biologists
  • Walks readers through the fundamentals of using R to import, manage and explore data, produce figures, and do basic statistics
  • Designed for biologists new to R, who want an easy boost up the initially steep learning curve
  • Focuses on producing tables and graphs that can be used in poster and oral presentations, and to put in manuscripts and theses
  • Presents an efficient, accurate, reliable, and reproducible workflow for using R
  • Based on a very successful three-day course
  • Incorporates a range of biological examples

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