From Beyond Spreadsheets with R by Dr. Jonathan Carroll

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Beyond Spreadsheets with R shows you how to take raw data and transform it for use in computations, tables, graphs, and more. Whether you already have some programming experience or you’re just a spreadsheet whiz looking for a more powerful data manipulation tool, this book will help you get started. You’ll discover the ins and outs of using the data-oriented R programming language and its many task-specific packages. With dozens of practical examples to follow, learn to fill in missing values, make predictions, and visualize data as graphs. By the time you’re done, you’ll be a master munger, with a robust, reproducible workflow and the skills to use data to strengthen your conclusions! Learn a bit about specifying data types in R in the slide deck below.

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