Re: [R] R Book Advice Needed

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2007 11:31:27 -0400

There are some online sources that you might find useful. You could get started on those while you decide what books to get:

On 6/12/07, ngottlieb_at_marinercapital.com <ngottlieb_at_marinercapital.com> wrote:
> I am new to using R and would appreciate some advice on
> which books to start with to get up to speed on using R.
>
> My Background:
> 1-C# programmer.
> 2-Programmed directly using IMSL (Now Visual Numerics).
> 3- Used in past SPSS and Statistica.
>
> I put together a list but would like to pick the "best of"
> and avoid redundancy.
>
> Any suggestions on these books would be helpful (i.e. too much overlap,
> porly written etc?)
>
> Books:
> 1-Analysis of Integrated and Co-integrated Time Series with R (Use R) -
> Bernhard Pfaff
> 2-An Introduction to R - W. N. Venables
> 3-Statistics: An Introduction using R - Michael J. Crawley
> 4-R Graphics (Computer Science and Data Analysis) - Paul Murrell
> 5-A Handbook of Statistical Analyses Using R - Brian S. Everitt
> 6-Introductory Statistics with R - Peter Dalgaard
> 7-Using R for Introductory Statistics - John Verzani
> 8-Data Analysis and Graphics Using R - John Maindonald;
> 9-Linear Models with R (Texts in Statistical Science) - Julian J.
> Faraway
> 10-Analysis of Financial Time Series (Wiley Series in Probability and
> Statistics)2nd edition - Ruey S. Tsay
>
> Thanks.
>
> Neil Gottlieb



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