Welcome to R for Non-Programmers: A Guide for Social Scientists (R4NP). This book provides a helpful resource for anyone looking to use R for their research projects, regardless of their level of programming or statistical analysis experience. Each chapter presents essential concepts in data analysis in a concise, thorough, and user-friendly manner. R4NP will guide you through your first steps on a possibly endless journey full of ‘awe and wonder’.

This book is designed to be accessible to beginners while also providing valuable insights for experienced analysts looking to transition to R from other computational software. You don’t need any prior knowledge or programming skills to get started. R4NP provides a comprehensive entry into R programming, regardless of your background.


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