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Reproducible Research with R and RStudio

Christopher Gandrud
Publisher: 
Chapman & Hall/CRC
Publication Date: 
2013
Number of Pages: 
288
Format: 
Paperback
Series: 
The R Series
Price: 
69.95
ISBN: 
9781466572843
Category: 
Textbook
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Getting Started
Introducing Reproducible Research
What Is Reproducible Research?
Why Should Research Be Reproducible?
Who Should Read This Book?
The Tools of Reproducible Research
Why Use R, knitr, and RStudio for Reproducible Research?
Book Overview

Getting Started with Reproducible Research
The Big Picture: A Workflow for Reproducible Research
Practical Tips for Reproducible Research

Getting Started with R, RStudio, and knitr
Using R: The Basics
Using RStudio
Using knitr: The Basics

Getting Started with File Management
File Paths and Naming Conventions
Organizing Your Research Project
Setting Directories as RStudio Projects
R File Manipulation Commands
Unix-like Shell Commands for File Management
File Navigation in RStudio

Data Gathering and Storage
Storing, Collaborating, Accessing Files, and Versioning

Saving Data in Reproducible Formats
Storing Your Files in the Cloud: Dropbox
Storing Your Files in the Cloud: GitHub
RStudio and GitHub

Gathering Data with R
Organize Your Data Gathering: Makefiles
Importing Locally Stored Data Sets
Importing Data Sets from the Internet
Advanced Automatic Data Gathering: Web Scraping

Preparing Data for Analysis
Cleaning Data for Merging
Merging Data Sets

Analysis and Results
Statistical Modeling and
knitr
Incorporating Analyses into the Markup
Dynamically Including Modular Analysis Files
Reproducibly Random: set.seed
Computationally Intensive Analyses

Showing Results with Tables
Basic knitr Syntax for Tables
Table Basics
Creating Tables from R Objects

Showing Results with Figures
Including Non-knitted Graphics
Basic knitr Figure Options
Knitting R’s Default Graphics
Including ggplot2 Graphics
JavaScript graphs with googleVis

Presentation Documents
Presenting with LaTeX

The Basics
Bibliographies with BibTeX
Presentations with LaTeX Beamer

Large LaTeX Documents: Theses, Books, and Batch Reports
Planning Large Documents
Large Documents with Traditional LaTeX
knitr and Large Documents
Child Documents in a Different Markup Language
Creating Batch Reports

Presenting on the Web with Markdown
The Basics
Markdown with Pandoc and Custom CSS
Slideshows with Markdown, knitr, and HTML
Publishing Markdown Documents

Conclusion
Citing Reproducible Research
Licensing Your Reproducible Research
Sharing Your Code in Packages
Project Development: Public or Private?
Is it Possible to Completely Future Proof Your Research?

Bibliography

Index

 

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