Data Analysis

A Scientist's Guide to R: Step 1. Getting Data into R

1 TL;DR 2 Introduction 3 Installing and Loading R Packages 4 How to Get Your Data Into R 4.1 Comma Delimited (.csv) Files 4.2 Tab Delimited (.txt) Files 4.3 Files With Other Delimiting Characters (also .txt) 4.4 Microsoft Excel Files (.xlsx, .xls) 4.5 Files from SPSS, SAS, or Stata 4.6 Fixed Width Files (.txt, .gz, .bz2, .xz, .zip, etc.) 4.7 html/xml files 4.8 JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) Files 4.

A Scientist's Guide to R: Introduction and Basic Workflow

1 Introduction 2 Workflow Outline 2.1 Navigation 2.2 Notes 1 Introduction This tutorial will be the first of many blog posts for new researchers and science program students/trainees on how to use R as an analytical and productivity tool in the process of conducting scientific research. Specifically, in this post I will explain why you might want to use R and provide a brief overview of the basic R workflow used in the analysis of experimentally obtained data.