Efficient R programming



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There are many excellent R resources for visualization data science, and package development. Hundreds of scattered vignettes, web pages, and forums explain how to use #R in particular domains. But little has been written on how to simply make R work effectively-until now. This hands-on book teaches novices and experienced R users how to write efficient R code. Drawing on years of experience teaching R courses, authors Colin Gillespie and Robin Lovelace provide practical advice on a range of topics-from optimizing the set-up of RStudio to leveraging C++-that make this book a useful addition to any R user’s bookshelf. Academics, business users, and programmers from a wide range of backgrounds stand to benefit from the guidance in Efficient R Programming. Get advice for setting up an R programming environment. Explore general programming concepts and R coding techniques Understand the ingredients of an efficient R workflow. Learn how to efficiently read and write data in R Dive into data carpentry-the vital skill for cleaning raw data Optimize your code with profiling, standard tricks, and other methods Determine your hardware capabilities for handling R computation. Maximize the benefits of collaborative R programming. Accelerate your transition from R hacker to R programmer (Source: Amazon).


  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Efficient set-up
  • 3 Efficient programming
  • 4 Efficient workflow
  • 5 Efficient input/output
  • 6 Efficient data carpentry
  • 7 Efficient optimisation
  • 8 Efficient hardware
  • 9 Efficient collaboration
  • 10 Efficient learning


(Unofficial biography. For informational purposes only).

Colin Gillespie

He has published over 40 peer reviewed journal articles in applied and methodological statistics and successfully supervised 5 PhD students. His areas of expertise are high performance statistical computing, bayesian statistics and stochastic kinetic modelling. Over the last few years, he has worked with numerous companies, including, Shell, the NHS, MoD, and a number of Banks. (Source: ncl.ac.uk/maths-physics/staff/profile/colingillespie.html#background)

Robin Lovelace

“Is a researcher at the Leeds Institute for Transport Studies (ITS) and the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics (LIDA). Robin has many years using R for academic research and has taught numerous R courses at all levels. He has developed a number of popular R resources, including Introduction to Visualising Spatial Data in R and Spatial Microsimulation with R (Lovelace and Dumont 2016). These skills have been applied on a number of projects with real-world applications, including the Propensity to Cycle Tool, a nationally scalable interactive online mapping application, and the stplanr package”. (Source: 0nline book website).

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AuthorRobin Lovelace, Colin Gillespie
TitleEfficient R Programming
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Publication dateDecember, 2016 (2017-04-10)
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