Aims and Scope

This book series reflects the recent rapid growth in the development and application of R, the programming language and software environment for statistical computing and graphics. R is now widely used in academic research, education, and industry. It is constantly growing, with new versions of the core software released regularly and more than 12,000 packages available. It is difficult for the documentation to keep pace with the expansion of the software, and this vital book series provides a forum for the publication of books covering many aspects of the development and application of R.

The scope of the series is wide, covering three main threads:

  • Applications of R to specific disciplines such as biology, epidemiology, genetics, engineering, finance, and the social sciences.
  • Using R for the study of topics of statistical methodology, such as linear and mixed modeling, time series, Bayesian methods, and missing data.
  • The development of R, including programming, building packages, and graphics.

The books will appeal to programmers and developers of R software, as well as applied statisticians and data analysts in many fields. The books will feature detailed worked examples and R code fully integrated into the text, ensuring their usefulness to researchers, practitioners and students.

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Series Editors

John M. Chambers
Department of Statistics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
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Torsten Hothorn
Department of Biostatistics, University of Zurich, Switzerland
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Duncan Temple Lang
Department of Statistics, University of California, Davis, California, USA
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Hadley Wickham
RStudio, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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If you are interested in proposing a book for the series, please contact one of the series editors or one of our statistics acquisitions editors.