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  • Title: Efficient R Programming: A Practical Guide to Smarter Programming
  • Author(s): Colin Gillespie, Robin Lovelace
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, 1 edition (October 25, 2016); eBook (2021-03-18)
  • Paperback: 150 pages
  • eBook: HTML
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1491950781
  • ISBN-13: 978-1491950784
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Book Description

Become a more productive programmer with Efficient R Programming. Drawing on years of experience teaching R courses, authors Colin Gillespie and Robin Lovelace give practical advice on a range of topics - from optimizing set-up of RStudio to leveraging C++ - that make this book a valuable asset for both experienced and novice programmers. It's suitable for academics, business users, and programmers from a wide range of backgrounds.

  • Get practical, tried-and-true advice from longtime R instructors
  • Dive into a wide range of topics, including RStudio set-up and leveraging C++, suitable for all skill levels
  • Gain insight into RStudio’s functionality to boost code-writing productivity
  • Learn the necessary skills for team-based R programming work
  • Save time, and energy, debugging code and searching online forums

This book s about increasing the amount of work you can do with R in a given amount of time. It's about both computational and programmer efficiency. This book is for anyone who uses R and who wants to make their use of R more reproducible, scalable, and faster.

About the Authors
  • Colin Gillespie is Senior lecturer (Associate professor) at Newcastle University, UK. He has been running R courses for over five years at a variety of levels, ranging from beginners to advanced programming.
  • Robin Lovelace is a Research Fellow in the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, which specializes in the handling of large data sets. Robin has five years using R for academic research and three years teaching R at all levels. Robin developed the popular tutorial "Introduction to visualizing spatial data in R"
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