[R] Statitics Textbook - any recommendation?

Berton Gunter gunter.berton at gene.com
Wed Sep 20 23:09:48 CEST 2006

Not withstanding Prof. Heiberger's admirable enthusiasm, I think the
canonical answer is probably MASS (Modern Applied Statistics with S) by
Venables and Ripley. It is very comprehensive, but depending on your
background, you may find it too telegraphic.

-- Bert Gunter
Genentech Non-Clinical Statistics
South San Francisco, CA
"The business of the statistician is to catalyze the scientific learning
process."  - George E. P. Box

> -----Original Message-----
> From: r-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch 
> [mailto:r-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Iuri Gavronski
> Sent: Wednesday, September 20, 2006 1:22 PM
> To: r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: [R] Statitics Textbook - any recommendation?
> I would like to buy a basic statistics book (experimental design,  
> sampling, ANOVA, regression, etc.) with examples in R. Or 
> download it  
> in PDF or html format.
> I went to the CRAN contributed documentation, but there were only R  
> textbooks, that is, textbooks where R is the focus, not the  
> statistics. And I would like to find the opposite.
> Other text I am trying to find is multivariate data analysis (EFA,  
> cluster, mult regression, MANOVA, etc.) with examples with R.
> Any recommendation?
> Thank you in advance,
> Iuri.
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