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R For Dummies
by Andrie de Vries, Joris Meys

Mastering R has never been easier

Picking up R can be tough, even for seasoned statisticians and data analysts. R For Dummies, 2nd Edition provides a quick and painless way to master all the R you’ll ever need. Requiring no prior programming experience and packed with tons of practical examples, step-by-step exercises, and sample code, this friendly and accessible guide shows you how to know your way around lists, data frames, and other R data structures, while learning to interact with other programs, such as Microsoft Excel. You’ll learn how to reshape and manipulate data, merge data sets, split and combine data, perform calculations on vectors and arrays, and so much more.

R is an open source statistical environment and programming language that has become very popular in varied fields for the management and analysis of data. R provides a wide array of statistical and graphical techniques, and has become the standard among statisticians for software development and data analysis. R For Dummies, 2nd Edition takes the intimidation out of working with R and arms you with the knowledge and know-how to master the programming language of choice among statisticians and data analysts worldwide.

  • Covers downloading, installing, and configuring R
  • Includes tips for getting data in and out of R
  • Offers advice on fitting regression models and ANOVA
  • Provides helpful hints for working with graphics

R For Dummies, 2nd Edition is an ideal introduction to R for complete beginners, as well as an excellent technical reference for experienced R programmers.


Statistical Analysis with R For Dummies
by Joseph Schmuller

Understanding the world of R programming and analysis has never been easier

Most guides to R, whether books or online, focus on R functions and procedures. But now, thanks to Statistical Analysis with R For Dummies, you have access to a trusted, easy-to-follow guide that focuses on the foundational statistical concepts that R addresses—as well as step-by-step guidance that shows you exactly how to implement them using R programming.

People are becoming more aware of R every day as major institutions are adopting it as a standard. Part of its appeal is that it’s a free tool that’s taking the place of costly statistical software packages that sometimes take an inordinate amount of time to learn. Plus, R enables a user to carry out complex statistical analyses by simply entering a few commands, making sophisticated analyses available and understandable to a wide audience. Statistical Analysis with R For Dummies enables you to perform these analyses and to fully understand their implications and results.

  • Gets you up to speed on the #1 analytics/data science software tool
  • Demonstrates how to easily find, download, and use cutting-edge community-reviewed methods in statistics and predictive modeling
  • Shows you how R offers intel from leading researchers in data science, free of charge
  • Provides information on using R Studio to work with R

Get ready to use R to crunch and analyze your data—the fast and easy way!


R Projects For Dummies
by Joseph Schmuller

Make the most of R’s extensive toolset

R Projects For Dummies offers a unique learn-by-doing approach. You will increase the depth and breadth of your R skillset by completing a wide variety of projects. By using R’s graphics, interactive, and machine learning tools, you’ll learn to apply R’s extensive capabilities in an array of scenarios. The depth of the project experience is unmatched by any other content online or in print. And you just might increase your statistics knowledge along the way, too!

R is a free tool, and it’s the basis of a huge amount of work in data science. It’s taking the place of costly statistical software that sometimes takes a long time to learn. One reason is that you can use just a few R commands to create sophisticated analyses. Another is that easy-to-learn R graphics enable you make the results of those analyses available to a wide audience.

This book will help you sharpen your skills by applying them in the context of projects with R, including dashboards, image processing, data reduction, mapping, and more.

  • Appropriate for R users at all levels
  • Helps R programmers plan and complete their own projects
  • Focuses on R functions and packages
  • Shows how to carry out complex analyses by just entering a few commands

If you’re brand new to R or just want to brush up on your skills, R Projects For Dummies will help you complete your projects with ease.


CompTIA A+(r) Certification All-in-One For Dummies(r)
by Glen E. Clarke, Edward Tetz, Timothy L. Warner

Some copies of A+ Certification All-in-One For Dummies (9781119255710) were printed without access codes to the online test bank. If you did not receive a PIN with your book, please visit www.dummies.com/go/getaccess to request one.

All the knowledge you need to pass the new A+ exam
A+ is the gateway certification into many IT careers and can be essential in order to start your occupation off on the right foot in the exciting and rapidly expanding field of information technology. Luckily, the 9 minibooks in CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One For Dummies make it easier to prepare for this all-important exam so you can pass with flying colors! It quickly and easily gets you up to speed on everything from networking and computer repair to troubleshooting, security, permissions, customer service—and everything in between.
The CompTIA A+ test is a rigorous exam, but the experts who wrote this book know exactly what you need to understand in order to help you reach your certification goal. Fully updated for the latest revision of the exam, this comprehensive guide covers the domains of the exam in detail, reflecting the enhanced emphasis on hardware and new Windows content, as well as the nuts and bolts, like operating system basics, recovering systems, securing systems, and more.

• Find new content on Windows 8, Mac OS X, Linux, and mobile devices
• Get test-taking advice for the big day
• Prepare for the A+ exam with a review of the types of questions you’ll see on the actual test
• Use the online test bank to gauge your knowledge—and find out where you need more study help
With the help of this friendly, hands-on guide, you’ll learn everything necessary to pass the test, and more importantly, to succeed in your job!


eBay Listings That Sell For Dummies.
by Marsha Collier, Patti Louise Ruby

No matter what you want to sell on eBay—auto parts or designer apparel…weird, unique wares or pricey antiques—the principles and basic rules for successful listings are the same. eBay Listings That Sell For Dummies follows the advice it gives you for your ads—it tells you what you need to know without bogging you down with lots of fluff and peripheral stuff. From the mechanics to descriptive ad copy to photography to getting it on eBay, this guide covers:

  • eBay options that can boost the appeal of your listings, including Buy It Now (BIN), Subtitle, Bold Title, Highlight, Box border, Home Page Featured, Featured Plus!, and Gallery Picture (a must)
  • Constructing catchy listings with a title that sells and keywords that pay off
  • eBay Acronyms you’ll need to know
  • Tackling and completing eBay’s Sell Your Item form
  • HTML formatting basics plus some free JavaScript scripts you can use to dress up your listing
  • Embedding images, creating thumbnails, and adding bells and whistles (or not)
  • Buying a digital camera for taking eBay photos and equipping your “studio”
  • Lighting correctly, and using the Cloud Dome, light cubes, panels, and umbrellas
  • Retrieving your images and uploading them to a server (your free ISP space, AOL, eBay, eBay’s Picture Manager, or others)
  • Editing your photos, including cropping, enhancing, resizing, sharpening, and more
  • A checklist of techniques for preparing elegant, fast-loading images for your ads
  • Sprucing up your eBay store
  • Posting your listing to other sites such as half.com, amazon.com, and overstock.com
  • Automating with HTML Generators, including eBay’s Turbo Lister, or Third-Party HTML generators such as Mpire.com Launcher or the authors’ free tool from www.coolebaytools.com

Written by eBay pros Marsha Collier, a successful PowerSeller, and Patti Louise Ruby, a trainer at eBay University events and eBay Live, eBay Listings That Sell For Dummies is loaded with tricks of the trade. It’s complete with step-by-step instructions for many tasks, tables and checklists, lots of screen shots, and examples of good and bad ads. With this friendly guide, your merchandise will quickly be going…going…gone on eBay.


YouTube For Dummies
by Doug Sahlin, Chris Botello

YouTube For Dummies takes the classic Dummies tact in helping tech novices get a handle on a popular technology that more tech-savvy audiences consider “simple.” With so much content on YouTube getting media attention, more first-timers are jumping on the site and they need help. The book also helps the next step audience of users looking to add content to YouTube. Content includes:

  • Watching the Tube – includes getting your PC ready for YouTube viewing, finding video, signing up for an account, and creating favorites.
  • Loading Video to YouTube—covers the nuts and bolts of shooting video, transferring it to a PC, editing it, and sending it up to YouTube.
  • Bringing Along YouTube—covers the various ways you can use YouTube video in places other than on the site. Includes mobile YouTube and adding videos to your MySpace page or another Web site.
  • I Always Wanted To Direct—explores how to use YouTube’s directors program to upload longer video, use the site for marketing, or launch your own videoblog.

Resumes For Dummies.
by Joyce Lain Kennedy

Write a winning resume and land that job interview!

Is your job search stalling out after you submit a resume but before you’re offered an interview? With a recession that has caused a 10% unemployment rate affecting 15.3 million Americans, having a winning resume is vital to securing an interview-and it demands a fresh look at how you write your resumes and market yourself.

Whether you’re entering the job market for the first time, looking for a new job after a lay off, or changing careers, Resumes For Dummies shows you the ropes and rules for a new era in recruiting and jobsearching.

  • Instructions for writing an inclusive core resume
  • Tips on targeting a known position, or tailoring a resume to specific industries
  • Common resume-writing mistakes to avoid

Updated with the latest information on privacy issues in the electronic age, Resumes For Dummies is your go-to guide for getting your foot in the door.


DotNetNuke For Dummies
by Lorraine Young, Philip Beadle, Scott Willhite, Chris Paterra

Do you want to develop Web sites without the help of a programmer? Lucky for you there’s DotNetNuke, a content management system that allows you to build and maintain dynamic Web sites just by using a Web browser.

DotNetNuke For Dummies helps you get down to business and shows you how to create a user-friendly Web site. You’ll find out how you can build and manage a flexible, versatile site with all the advantages an open-source application offers, use convenient modules, build a community, and save some money at the same time. This plain-English guide lets you discover how to:

  • Install, run, and troubleshoot DotNetNuke
  • Change and customize portal settings
  • Add and manage pages on your site
  • Make your site look professional
  • Deliver contents with Text/HTML
  • Add news feeds, online surveys, and banners
  • Interact with visitors through blogging, feedback comments, and forums
  • Create an e-business
  • Customize the look of your site with exciting components

This book features cool new modules that will meet every Web site’s need, both commercial and personal. With DotNetNuke For Dummies, you’ll get up to speed with this wonderful online tool and create your own corner of the World Wide Web!


Scotland For Dummies
by Barry Shelby

Enjoy sightseeing and shopping in bustling Edinburgh and Glasgow or explore unspoiled scenery and welcoming towns in the Hebridean Islands, Southern Scotland, Tayside, and the Northeast. Go from the Highlands to the Lowlands. Hike, canoe, or just relax at Loch Lomand. This friendly guide gives you the scoop on:

  • Edinburgh Old Town, with its intriguing winding alleyways
  • Accommodations that range from sumptuous 17th century hotel furnished with Gothic antiques to a secluded seaside escape, and from a 17th century laird’s house to a sleek, modern and minimalist hotel
  • Enjoying a pint of lager in a rustic pub where the barmen wear kilts and you don’t tip or touring distinctive distilleries
  • Cathedrals, castles and historic sites like the Calanais Standing Stones (the “Scottish Stonehenge”), Edinburgh Castle that holds the historic Stone of Destiny and Scotland’s crown jewels, Doune Castle, made famous by the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, and Glasgow Cathedral
  • Storied golf courses such as Muirfield, Royal Troon, and St. Andrews in the country credited with developing the sport
  • Touring Sir Walter Scott’s mansion, Abbotsford, with it’s incredible library, relics, and mementos, or paying homage to poet Robert Burns at numerous sites
  • Shopping for everything from fine wool knits to Caithness glass paper weights to Edinburgh Crystal to tartans and kilts to Highland Stoneware

Like every For Dummies travel guide, Scotland For Dummies, 4th Edition includes:

  • Down-to-earth trip-planning advice
  • What you shouldn’t miss — and what you can skip
  • The best hotels and restaurants for every budget
  • Handy Post-it Flags to mark your favorite pages

Whether you’re looking for fun nightlife or the legendary Loch Ness monster…whether you want to explore art galleries and museums or walk craggy seacoasts, this guide gives you the flavor of Scotland so enchantingly you can almost hear the bagpipes.


Alaska For Dummies
by Charles P. Wohlforth

You’re in for a scenic, sensory treat! Alaska has 100,000 glaciers and 10 million lakes. Wildlife roams freely across vast spaces, unfettered by fences or roads. Opportunities to experience real wilderness and enjoy outdoor activities abound. You can’t see or do it all, but you can make the most of your time with this friendly guide that gives you the scoop on:

  • Anchorage, the gateway to Alaska, and nearby outdoor destinations
  • Road trips from Anchorage: The Kenai Peninsula, including Seward, Kenai Fjords National Park, Kenai, and Homer; Fairbanks and its environs; Alaska’s long rural highways; and Denali National Park
  • Southeast Alaska, including Juneau, Skagway and Sitka
  • Bush Alaska, covering fascinating places in the Arctic
  • Options for visiting by cruise ship
  • Five great itineraries that touch on Alaska’s best destinations
  • The best places to see marine mammals, birds, humpback whales, black, brown, or polar bears, and other wildlife
  • The best gold rush towns, including Fairbanks, Juneau, Skagway, and Nome, where the free-wheeling frontier spirit abides today
  • Info on fishing, skiing, sea kayaking, dogmushing, hiking, and more
  • Accommodations, ranging from a luxury hotel to railroad cars to a romantic inn and spa

Like every For Dummies travel guide, Alaska For Dummies, 3rd Edition includes:

  • Down-to-earth trip-planning advice
  • What you shouldn’t miss — and what you can skip
  • The best hotels and restaurants for every budget
  • Handy Post-it Flags to mark your favorite pages

Whether you want to get up close and personal (but not too close or too personal) with bears, explore the native heritage with its great totem poles, clan houses, and Iñupiat artwork, enjoy outdoor adventures, or just soak up the magnificent, unspoiled scenery, you’re on your way to a great Alaskan escape.