[R] If you had just one book on R to buy...

Peter Alspach PAlspach at hortresearch.co.nz
Sun Feb 25 21:24:34 CET 2007


This is quite a common question.  Within R, try

RSiteSearch('one good book for R') 

and follow the threads ......

Peter Alspach

> -----Original Message-----
> From: r-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch 
> [mailto:r-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Julien Barnier
> Sent: Monday, 26 February 2007 8:51 a.m.
> To: r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: [R] If you had just one book on R to buy...
> Hi,
> I am starting a new job as a study analyst for a social 
> science research unit. I would really like to use R as my 
> main tool for data manipulation and analysis. So I'd like to 
> ask you, if you had just one book on R to buy (or to keep), 
> which one would it be ? I already bought the Handbook of 
> Statistical Analysis Using R, but I'd like to have something 
> more complete, both on the statistical point of view and on R usage.
> I thought that "Modern applied statistics with S-Plus" would 
> be a good choice, but maybe some of you could have 
> interesting suggestions ?
> Thanks in advance,
> --
> Julien
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