In Part 1 we installed R and used it to create a variable and summarise it using a few simple commands. Today letâ€™s re-create that variable and also create a second variable, and see what we can do with them. As before, we take height to be a variable that…

## Quick start with R

Many of you have heard of R (the R statistics language and environment for scientific and statistical computing and graphics). Perhaps you know that it uses command line input rather than pull-down menus. Perhaps you feel that this makes R hard to use and somewhat intimidating! Indeed, R has a…

## Installing R packages

Select CRAN server Click the R desktop icon to start R program. The start screen should look like the following. Click Packages on the main menu and then select Set CRAN mirror from the drop-down list. There are dozens of servers around the world from where R and its packages…

## Downloading and installing R

What is R? is a free open source statistical program. It could be used to conduct statistical and econometric analysis both in an interactive mode and batch mode, i.e. using simple statistical programming. R is modularly built where each module (called package) perform a specific type of analysis. Beside basic…

## The first post

This is the first post in My Statistical Consultant Ltd blog. If you need help while working on a doctoral/master thesis and research projects, from the choice of topic, writing the application, methodology, to the presentation of the results obtained, you will find it in this blog with tips on…