The R Book, Second Edition

The R Book, Second Edition

Author(s): Michael J. Crawley

Print ISBN: 9780470973929

Online ISBN: 9781118448908

DOI: 10.1002/9781118448908


"The book is a valuable addition to the literature on the R environment and is packed with expert knowledge on using R for statistical computing tasks. The book is aimed at beginners and intermediate users seeking to learn skills for using R for statistical computing and data analysis applicable to disciplines ranging from science to economics and from medicine to engineering."  (Computing Reviews, 16 December 2013

"Presents a fully revised and updated bibliography and reference section. Is supported by an accompanying website allowing examples from the text to be run by the user."  (Zentralblatt Math, 1 August 2013)

"Overall, The R Book (Second Edition) is a great guide to the vastly powerful and constantly evolving software that is R. It is very close to a complete reference-the coverage is excellent. For most users of R, having this book as guide will make life with R much easier, and learning to master it much faster."  (, 30 April 2013)

"It is a classic that does not just sell to students during term time but has a much wider appeal ... This edition will sell really well on publication." (The Bookseller, 16 December 2011)