"If a person really wants to be able to speak the R language and become a competent R programmer then . . . one can find no better guide than Norman Matloff's The Art of R Programming."
—Joe Rickert, Revolution Analytics (Read More)
"The book I'd recommend for someone wanting to learn R, especially for someone with more experience in programming than statistics."
—John D. Cook, The Endeavor (Read More)
"Good from cover to cover. Enough depth that the experienced R user will find useful things in the later chapters."
“If you are serious about learning R . . . The Art of R Programming will be beneficial to you.”
—Paolo Sonego, One R Tip a Day (Read More)
"Makes it look easy for those scientists who need to make numerical models based on statistical analysis. Serious stuff for people who are already R programmers, but it has a lot of value for entry level folks too."
—Hank Campbell, Science 2.0 (Read More)
"If you need to do statistical work as a programmer I highly recommend buying it."
—Bryan Bell, Math and More (Read More)
"An R programming book that starts from the beginning. If you have at least a vague idea of what programming is, you should find The Art of R Programming useful. I’m keeping this one."
—Nathan Yau, FlowingData (Read More)