1. Getting Started

  1. Michael J. Crawley

Published Online: 14 SEP 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470515075.ch1

The R Book

The R Book

How to Cite

Crawley, M. J. (2007) Getting Started, in The R Book, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470515075.ch1

Author Information

  1. Imperial College London at Silwood Park, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 SEP 2007
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470510247

Online ISBN: 9780470515075

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Keywords:

  • ‘Download and Install R’;
  • Running R;
  • R functions;
  • library package contents;
  • installing packages and libraries;
  • data editor within R;
  • significance stars in statistical models

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Installing R

  • Running R

  • Getting Help in R

  • Online Help

  • Worked Examples of Functions

  • Demonstrations of R Functions

  • Libraries in R

  • Contents of Libraries

  • Installing Packages and Libraries

  • Command Line versus Scripts

  • Data Editor

  • Changing the Look of the R Screen

  • Significance Stars

  • Disappearing Graphics

  • Good Housekeeping

  • Linking to Other Computer Languages

  • Tidying Up