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An R Companion to Applied Regression

John Fox, Sanford Weisberg


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This is a broad introduction to the R statistical computing environment in the context of applied regression analysis. It is a thoroughly updated edition of John Fox's bestselling text An R and S-Plus Companion to Applied Regression (SAGE, 2002). The Second Edition is intended as a companion to any course on modern applied regression analysis. The authors provide a step-by-step guide to using the high-quality free statistical software R, an emphasis on integrating statistical computing in R with the practice of data analysis, coverage of generalized linear models, enhanced coverage of R graphics and programming, and substantial web-based support materials. An accompanying website for the book can be found at http: // provides: * R scripts for examples by chapter * Data files used in the book * The car package (Companion to Applied Regression), an accompanying software for regression diagnostics and other regression-related tasks * Other resources to help students get the most out of the text.

Sage Publications, Inc, 9781412975148, 472pp.

Publication Date: November 29, 2010