Chapter 4 The Basics
If you’re like most people, you think of R as a statistics program. However, while R is definitely the coolest, most badass, pirate-y way to conduct statistics – it’s not really a program. Rather, it’s a programming language that was written by and for statisticians. To learn more about the history of R…just…you know…Google it.
In this chapter, we’ll go over the basics of the R language and the RStudio programming environment.