# [R] elementary statistics with R (rkward?)

Christopher W. Ryan cryan at binghamton.edu
Wed Jul 11 18:02:29 CEST 2007

```As a fellow beginner, I also found Handbook of Statistical Analyses
Using R, by Brian Everitt, to be a very useful book.  There is an
accompanying R package, "HSAUR".

Also Using R for Introductory Statistics, by John Verzani.  There is an
accompanying R package, "UsingR".

Christopher W. Ryan, MD
SUNY Upstate Medical University Clinical Campus at Binghamton
40 Arch Street, Johnson City, NY  13790
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"If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men to gather wood,
divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the
vast and endless sea."  [Antoine de St. Exupery]

Charles Annis, P.E. wrote:
> Face the music and buy the book: _Introductory Statistics with R_ by Peter
> Dalgaard.  It's perfect for what you need.  It's clear and concise and will
> teach you statistics AND R as painlessly as such a thing can be.  It's
> inexpensive and you can get it on Amazon.com and every other major
> bookseller, including the nearest university bookstore.
>
> Charles Annis, P.E.
>
> Charles.Annis at StatisticalEngineering.com
> phone: 561-352-9699
> eFax:  614-455-3265
> http://www.StatisticalEngineering.com
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: r-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch
> [mailto:r-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Donatas G.
> Sent: Wednesday, July 11, 2007 9:27 AM
> To: r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: [R] elementary statistics with R (rkward?)
>
> Hi, I am trying to learn some basic statistics stuff but I cannot find any
> elementary statistics exercises using R language. Using RKward would be even
> better...
>
> I need that in analysing sociological data, obtained through questionnairres
> -
> findind corelations between variables, relations between different types of
> data, etc.
>
> Could anyone recommend simple tutorials/exercises, available on www for me
> to
> work on?
>
> I realize it would be much simple to do this introductory stuff with spss,
> that
> everyone around me is using here in Lithuania, but I'd really like to learn
> to
> do it with R instead...
>

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