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A Primer in Biological Data Analysis and Visualization Using R

Author: Gregg Hartvigsen

    "Taught at a workshop on network analysis using R at the national Institute for mathematical and Biological Synthesis at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville."

Published: February 18, 2014 by Columbia University Press

Summary: This book guides readers through the processes of entering data into R, working with data in R, and using R to visualize data using histograms, boxplots, barplots, scatterplots, and other common graph types.  Hartvigsen covers testing data for normality, defining and identifying outliers, and working with non-normal data.  Students are introduced to common one- and two-sample tests as well as one- and two-analysis of variance (ANOVA), correlation, and linear and non-linear regression analyses. Also included is a secion on advanced procedures and a chapter inroducing algorithms and the art of programming using R.

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    Alison N Hale

    I just discovered a review of this book in the Nov. 2014 issues of Ecology:


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