[R] I am new to R

David Carlson dcarlson at tamu.edu
Thu Feb 13 22:53:55 CET 2014

The official documentation is at


There are also many introductory guides that have been
written by R users at


Including for example:

Using R for Data Analysis and Graphics by John Maindonald
R for Beginners by Emmanuel Paradis
Kickstarting R by Jim Lemon
The R Guide by Jason Owen

If you are looking for packages that relate to particular
statistical methods or data sets, the Task Views are at

In addition, there are a number of other useful web sites

http://www.statmethods.net/index.html (Quick R)
http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/r/ (UCLA Resources for R)
http://www.cyclismo.org/tutorial/R/ (R Tutorial by Kelly Black)
(R Tutorials by William King)
http://www.twotorials.com/ (Two minute video tutorials)

Just to get you started.

David L Carlson
Department of Anthropology
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77840-4352

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[mailto:r-help-bounces at r-project.org] On Behalf Of Shikami
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Subject: [R] I am new to R

Hello there,
I am new to R and have no previous experience using any other
software. Can someone send me basic R notes to help me start off
for the
very first time?

*With Kind regards,*

* God bless you*

* Shikami K. Akweyu Manager; Fisheries ComponentKenya Coastal
Project (KCDP) State Department of Fisheries: Ministry of
Livestock and Fisheries Phone: +254-0722 887 838 / 0736 887 838

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