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An R Companion to Applied Regression

Second Edition
John Fox McMaster University
Sanford Weisberg University of Minnesota, USA
© 2011   472 pages   SAGE Publications, Inc   
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Paperback ISBN: 9781412975148 £61.00
This is a broad introduction to the R statistical computing environment in the context of applied regression analysis. It is a thoroughly updated edition of John Fox’s bestselling text An R and S-Plus Companion to Applied Regression (SAGE, 2002). The Second Edition is intended as a companion to any course on modern applied regression analysis.

The authors provide a step-by-step guide to using the high-quality free statistical software R, an emphasis on integrating statistical computing in R with the practice of data analysis, coverage of generalized linear models, enhanced coverage of R graphics and programming, and substantial web-based support materials.

An accompanying website for the book can be found at http:/ provides:

R scripts for examples by chapter

Data files used in the book

The car package (Companion to Applied Regression), an accompanying software for regression diagnostics and other regression-related tasks

Other resources to help students get the most out of the text

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