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Carlen Erickson on R Tutorials and Learning Resources

Hello aea365. My name is Carlen Erickson and I am a student learning the statistics program R! I want to share two resources I have found invaluable.

Rad Resource: R is a free statistical software package for conducting analyses of quantitative data. It is a free competitor to SAS or SPSS. R can be downloaded from its website here http://www.r-project.org/.

Hot Tip: Anthony Damico has posted 93 “twotorials” – two minute, primarily beginner, tutorials on different aspects of using R. Each is a short screencast with audio. You can find them here http://www.twotorials.com/

Hot Tip: R-Bloggers is a compilation of multiple blogs focusing on using R. It has something for everyone, from the beginner to the expert. They are online here http://www.r-bloggers.com/

 

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  • Jane Davidson · September 14, 2012 at 11:12 pm

    Fantastic – thanks for sharing this!

    I love the idea of “twotorials” – the planet needs more of these! 🙂

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