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Resources for learning R

I would like to learn more about statistics. I don't feel like doing multivariable regression by hand. So I downloaded R because its free; however, I haven't found a good introduction upon how to use it. I do want to RTFM, but I want a good manual to read.

I would like example that I could follow:

T-test: follow this script. Linear Regression: Follow this script.

Something along those lines.

Sorry, if this is the wrong place to ask.

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Have checked the tag wiki. –  mnel Dec 17 '12 at 3:07
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@mnel thanks, I tried searching with the box on the top for R, but just got a bunch of specific question about R, nothing general. –  MaoYiyi Dec 17 '12 at 5:04
    
@Jase, thanks alot- that is exactly what I need. –  MaoYiyi Dec 17 '12 at 5:04
    
Did you follow the links within the tag wiki? This link would appear to be an obvious candidate –  mnel Dec 17 '12 at 5:14
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I like Peter Dalgaard's Introductory Statistics with R. I think it would be good for you because it talks about the actual statistics that are being covered, along with explaining the intricacies of the R world.

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Sounds good, but it cost money, thus out of my price range. –  MaoYiyi Dec 17 '12 at 2:51
    
I also like IceBreaker (cran.r-project.org/doc/contrib/Robinson-icebreaker.pdf)! I've used that and the Dalgaard book in courses teaching R to non-statistics folk. When you get the opportunity, you should consider purchasing the Dalgaard text though, it's a great reference to have around! –  Kyle. Dec 17 '12 at 2:59
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@I'll ask Santa Klaus –  MaoYiyi Dec 17 '12 at 3:01
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There is G. Jay Kerns'

Introduction to Probability and Statistics Using R

which is freely available.

Perhaps it is slightly more theoretical than an R primer.

The UCLA: Statistical Consulting Group have great tutorials and examples for using R

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Two online user guide for R:

statmethods.net

wiki.stdout.org/rcookbook

Very helpful for me!

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