[R] help with manipulating data frames (survey analysis)

hadley wickham h.wickham at gmail.com
Wed Jun 18 21:37:34 CEST 2008

> I want to do statistical analysis on some survey data and I can specify what
> I would like to do very easily in algorithmic terms. However, being a n00b
> to R I am struggling with getting R to execute what I want.
> I think all I need is some source that directs me in the right direction by
> walking me through some examples of common data frame operations (e.g.
> adding/removing variables, selecting/filtering cases, reversing scales,
> recoding variables, excluding missing values, splitting the responses based
> on values of a variable and so on).

"Data manipulation with R", by Phil Spector
(http://www.amazon.com/dp/0387747303) would be a good start.



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