Statistics

Bayesian Computation with R – Albert (2009)

Title: Bayesian Computation with RAuthor(s): Jim AlbertPublisher/Date: Springer/2009Statistics level: High Programming level: Low Overall recommendation: Recommended Bayesian Computation with R focuses primarily on providing the reader with a basic understanding of Bayesian thinking and the relevant analytic tools included in R. It does not explore either of those areas in detail, though it does hit …

Building Scoring and Ranking Systems in R

This guest article was written by author and consultant Tristan Yates (see his bio below). It emphasizes R’s data object manipulation and scoring capabilities via a detailed financial analysis example. Scoring and ranking systems are extremely valuable management tools. They can be used to predict the future, make decisions, and improve behavior – sometimes all …

A Handbook of Statistical Analyses Using R – Everitt and Hothorn (2006)

Title: A Handbook of Statistical Analyses Using RAuthor(s): Brian S. Torvitt; Torsten HothornPublisher/Date: Chapman & Hall/2006Statistics level: Intermediate to advancedProgramming level: Intermediate Overall recommendation: Highly recommended A Handbook of Statistical Analyses Using R addresses a list of several common statistical analyses in great detail. Over a course of 15 chapters, the handbook takes the reader …