This is a broad introduction to the R statistical computing environment in the context of applied regression analysis. It is a thoroughly updated edition of John Fox’s bestselling text An R and S-Plus Companion to Applied Regression
(SAGE, 2002). The Second Edition
is intended as a companion to any course on modern applied regression analysis.
The authors provide a step-by-step guide to using the high-quality free statistical software R, an emphasis on integrating statistical computing in R with the practice of data analysis, coverage of generalized linear models, enhanced coverage of R graphics and programming, and substantial web-based support materials.
An accompanying website for the book can be found at http://socserv.mcmaster.ca/jfox/Books/Companion/index.html provides:
- R scripts for examples by chapter
- Data files used in the book
- The car package (Companion to Applied Regression), an accompanying software for regression diagnostics and other regression-related tasks
- Other resources to help students get the most out of the text