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Chapman & Hall/CRC The R Series


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This book series reflects the recent rapid growth in the development and application of R, the programming language and software environment for statistical computing and graphics. R is now widely used in academic research, education, and industry. It is constantly growing, with new versions of the core software released regularly and more than 12,000 packages available. It is difficult for the documentation to keep pace with the expansion of the software, and this vital book series provides a forum for the publication of books covering many aspects of the development and application of R.

The scope of the series is wide, covering three main threads:

  • Applications of R to specific disciplines such as biology, epidemiology, genetics, engineering, finance, and the social sciences.
  • Using R for the study of topics of statistical methodology, such as linear and mixed modeling, time series, Bayesian methods, and missing data.
  • The development of R, including programming, building packages, and graphics.

The books will appeal to programmers and developers of R software, as well as applied statisticians and data analysts in many fields. The books will feature detailed worked examples and R code fully integrated into the text, ensuring their usefulness to researchers, practitioners and students.

Please contact us if you have an idea for a book for the series.

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Analyzing Baseball Data with R, Second Edition

Analyzing Baseball Data with R, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Max Marchi, Jim Albert, Benjamin S. Baumer
December 03, 2018

Analyzing Baseball Data with R Second Edition introduces R to sabermetricians, baseball enthusiasts, and students interested in exploring the richness of baseball data. It equips you with the necessary skills and software tools to perform all the analysis steps, from importing the data to...

R Graphics, Third Edition

R Graphics, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Paul Murrell
November 29, 2018

This third edition of Paul Murrell’s classic book on using R for graphics represents a major update, with a complete overhaul in focus and scope. It focuses primarily on the two core graphics packages in R - graphics and grid - and has a new section on integrating graphics. This section includes...

Reproducible Finance with R: Code Flows and Shiny Apps for Portfolio Analysis

Reproducible Finance with R: Code Flows and Shiny Apps for Portfolio Analysis

1st Edition

Jonathan K. Regenstein, Jr.
October 08, 2018

Reproducible Finance with R: Code Flows and Shiny Apps for Portfolio Analysis is a unique introduction to data science for investment management that explores the three major R/finance coding paradigms, emphasizes data visualization, and explains how to build a cohesive suite of functioning Shiny...

Displaying Time Series, Spatial, and Space-Time Data with R

Displaying Time Series, Spatial, and Space-Time Data with R

2nd Edition

Oscar Perpinan Lamigueiro
August 14, 2018

Focusing on the exploration of data with visual methods, Displaying Time Series, Spatial, and Space-Time Data with R, Second Edition, presents methods and R code for producing high-quality static graphics, interactive visualizations, and animations of time series, spatial, and space-time data....

R Markdown: The Definitive Guide

R Markdown: The Definitive Guide

1st Edition

Yihui Xie, J.J. Allaire, Garrett Grolemund
July 17, 2018

R Markdown: The Definitive Guide is the first official book authored by the core R Markdown developers that provides a comprehensive and accurate reference to the R Markdown ecosystem. With R Markdown, you can easily create reproducible data analysis reports, presentations, dashboards, interactive...

Handbook of Educational Measurement and Psychometrics Using R

Handbook of Educational Measurement and Psychometrics Using R

1st Edition

Christopher D. Desjardins, Okan Bulut
May 02, 2018

Currently there are many introductory textbooks on educational measurement and psychometrics as well as R. However, there is no single book that covers important topics in measurement and psychometrics as well as their applications in R. The Handbook of Educational Measurement and Psychometrics...

blogdown: Creating Websites with R Markdown

blogdown: Creating Websites with R Markdown

1st Edition

Yihui Xie, Alison Presmanes Hill, Amber Thomas
December 12, 2017

blogdown: Creating Websites with R Markdown provides a practical guide for creating websites using the blogdown package in R. In this book, we show you how to use dynamic R Markdown documents to build static websites featuring R code (or other programming languages) with automatically rendered...

The Essentials of Data Science: Knowledge Discovery Using R

The Essentials of Data Science: Knowledge Discovery Using R

1st Edition

Graham J. Williams
July 13, 2017

The Essentials of Data Science: Knowledge Discovery Using R presents the concepts of data science through a hands-on approach using free and open source software. It systematically drives an accessible journey through data analysis and machine learning to discover and share knowledge from...

Flexible Regression and Smoothing: Using GAMLSS in R

Flexible Regression and Smoothing: Using GAMLSS in R

1st Edition

Mikis D. Stasinopoulos, Robert A. Rigby, Gillian Z. Heller, Vlasios Voudouris, Fernanda De Bastiani
May 02, 2017

This book is about learning from data using the Generalized Additive Models for Location, Scale and Shape (GAMLSS). GAMLSS extends the Generalized Linear Models (GLMs) and Generalized Additive Models (GAMs) to accommodate large complex datasets, which are increasingly prevalent. In particular, the...

R Primer

R Primer

2nd Edition

Claus Thorn Ekstrom
March 01, 2017

Newcomers to R are often intimidated by the command-line interface, the vast number of functions and packages, or the processes of importing data and performing a simple statistical analysis. The R Primer provides a collection of concise examples and solutions to R problems frequently encountered...

Testing R Code

Testing R Code

1st Edition

Richard Cotton
January 19, 2017

Learn how to write R code with fewer bugs. The problem with programming is that you are always one typo away from writing something silly. Likewise with data analysis, a small mistake in your model can lead to a big mistake in your results. Combining the two disciplines means that it is all too...

bookdown: Authoring Books and Technical Documents with R Markdown

bookdown: Authoring Books and Technical Documents with R Markdown

1st Edition

Yihui Xie
December 19, 2016

bookdown: Authoring Books and Technical Documents with R Markdown presents a much easier way to write books and technical publications than traditional tools such as LaTeX and Word. The bookdown package inherits the simplicity of syntax and flexibility for data analysis from R Markdown, and extends...

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