The R environment

  • Peter Dalgaard
Part of the Statistics and Computing book series (SCO)


This chapter collects some practical aspects of working with R. It describes issues regarding the structure of the workspace, graphical devices and their parameters, and elementary programming, and includes a fairly extensive, although far from complete, discussion of data entry.


Data Frame Search Path System Library Data Editor Session Management 
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  1. Altman, D. G. (1991), Practical Statistics for Medical Research, Chapman & Hall, London.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of BiostatisticsUniversity of CopenhagenCopenhagenDenmark

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