1.4 Conclusion

1.4.1 Summary

Recapitulate the basic notions of data, science, and data science.

Use tools that fit to both their user and the task at hand.

An important tool for reproducible research is provided by R Markdown.

1.4.2 Resources

i2ds: Links to resources, etc.

For an introduction to similar topics, see the initial Clarifications of the ds4psy book.

Pointers to cheatsheets and additional links:

Help on R Markdown

Useful practical resources on R Markdown include (in increasing amount of detail):

  • A Markdown Quick Reference card is available in RStudio via
    Help > Markdown Quick Reference.

  • The R Markdown Cheatsheet, available in RStudio via
    Help > Cheatsheets > R Markdown Cheat Sheet.

R Markdown cheat sheet (from RStudio cheat sheets).

Figure 1.9: R Markdown cheat sheet (from RStudio cheat sheets).

R Markdown reference guide (from RStudio cheat sheets).

Figure 1.10: R Markdown reference guide (from RStudio cheat sheets).

1.4.3 Preview

What’s next? Provide a sneak preview of the following topics and chapters.