# [R] Newbie

Aboubakar Maitournam amaitour at pasteur.fr
Thu Nov 22 17:54:07 CET 2001

```Yannick Wurm wrote:

> Hi
> I started studying Bioinformatics at my engineering school (INSA de
> lyon!) in september. We started learning statistics and did two classes
> of R hands-on, but I want to learn to use R better. (As in for my every
> day calculations - I'm in front of a computer anyway so why should I
> have to take out my TI-30?) I'm having trouble finding some of the
> simpler stat functions though. (despite help.search()-ing quite a bit)
>         How can I calculate a factorial (as in 5! = 5*4*3*2*1)?
>         How can I calculate Cnp,  the number of combinations of p elements
> out of n elements? I found binomial() but that is the binomial law and
> not simply Cnp.
>
>         Does anyone have a *simple* R reference sheet for R beginners who
> only want to do simple things?
>
>
> yannick.
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>        yannick.wurm at insa-lyon.fr
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You can find many manuals on R at http://www.R-project.org/ (manuals).
There is also a simple, quick and practical manual written by Emmanuel
Paradis in french. By looking for at the same page  you must normally find it.

Aboubakar Maitournam.

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