Regular expressions are powerful tools, of course, but also a topic that computer-friendly folks can easily spend more time on than anyone must know. Consult the following links for additional resources on regular expressions.
For a proper definition, the historical background, and key references on regular expressions:
E.4.2 Learning and training
Many online sites offer tutorials and ways of trying out your regex skills:
?base::regexin R provides documentation on Regular Expressions as used in R.
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Wickham, H. (2019b). stringr: Simple, consistent wrappers for common string operations. Retrieved from https://CRAN.R-project.org/package=stringr