Re: [R] R Book Advice Needed

From: <ngottlieb_at_marinercapital.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2007 10:59:25 -0400

Thanks Roland, fortunately I dug up MASS by Venables/Ripley buried under all my econometric and statistic books.

Will be reading it today and order a few of the R books for additional support.

Thanks for your suggestions...
Regards,
Neil

-----Original Message-----
From: Roland Rau [mailto:roland.rproject_at_gmail.com] Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2007 10:40 AM
To: Gottlieb, Neil
Cc: R-help_at_stat.math.ethz.ch
Subject: Re: [R] R Book Advice Needed

Hi Neil,

ngottlieb_at_marinercapital.com wrote:
>
> At this point, want to jump in avoiding all the Mathematical proofs
> and just apply R and the packages for what I want to do.
>
I'd still recommend Venables/Ripley: Modern Applied Statistics with S (or often abbrev. MASS, which is also name of the package which supports this book and is part of any standard distribution of R). Have a look at the table of contents. It is possible via amazon.com (and I guess also for a series of other books on your list). I think using MASS together with the included manuals (especially "An Introduction to R") is probably the best way to get you started.

Best,
Roland


   

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