Chapter 2. Introduction to R
In this chapter you will learn to install the basic distribution of R, as well as add-on packages. The chapter also introduces the basics of R syntax and demonstrates how to perform simple operations with different R objects. Special attention is paid to importing and exporting your own data to and from R and saving your graphical output. You will also be able to interpret error messages and warnings that R may give you and search for additional information on R functions.