Book Review: R for Everyone – Advanced Analytics and Graphics

I’m frequently asked about educational resources for those making their entry into the data science and machine learning professions. There are plenty of good advanced books such as theoretical masterpieces like Elements of Statistical Learning (free PDF) and Learning From Data to name just two. Also very good and still somewhat advanced, but based on R, is Introduction to Statistical Learning (free PDF). My own book, Machine Learning and Data Science, on the other hand is expressly for beginners. So there definitely is a market for a good intermediate learning resource. The book “R for Everyone: Advanced Analytics and Graphics” authored by Jared P. Lander covers that intermediate ground very well. This book is basically two books in one – the first 13-chapters cover the basics of the R language.…


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