Part of the Statistics and Computing book series (SCO)


The purpose of this chapter is to get you started using R. It is assumed that you have a working installation of the software and of the ISwR package that contains the data sets for this book. Instructions for obtaining and installing the software are given in Appendix A.


Data Frame Actual Argument Conditional Selection Character Vector Numeric Vector 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of BiostatisticsUniversity of CopenhagenCopenhagenDenmark

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