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Quickly Categorize Messy Data

A couple of weeks ago I came across a dataset which included a column of very messy character data. This is pretty common, but the difference here was that the dataset has over a million rows. I started by converting that data to a factor, but there were over a…

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Working With CSV Files in R

I’ve been doing data cleaning and analysis with Excel for years. Over the past year I’ve switched to using R exclusively and have come to love it. My input format of choice is the CSV, partially because it is available as an output by…

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List of R Editors

The question of text editors or IDEs (integrated development environment) to use with R comes up frequently in online discussions. The console that comes with R is pretty sparse and lacks many editing features. There are literally dozens of options to choose from, most…

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