Backgroup and links to other volumes of this encyclopedia may be found at the Encyclopedia’s Home Website.

Blocked Notes

Thoughout all the eBooks in this encyclopedia, several small secitons will be blocked out in the following ways:

These blocks denote an area UNDER CONSTRUCTION, so check back often. This massive undertaking started during the summer of 2018 and is far from complete. The outline of seven volumes is given above despite any one being complete. Feedback is welcome via either author’s email.

These blocks denote something EXTREMELY IMPORTANT. Do NOT skip these notes as they will be used very sparingly.

These blocks denote something to DOWNLOAD. This may include software installations, example datasets, or notebook code files.

These blocks denote something INTERESTING. These point out information we found of interest or added value.

Code and Output

This is how \(R\) code is shown:

THis is what the output of the \(R\) code above will look:

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Why choose R ?


This entire encyclopedia is written in \(R Markdown\), using \(R Studio\) as the text editor and the bookdown package to turn a collection of markdown documents into a coherent whole. The book’s source code is hosted on GitHub. If you notice typos or other issues, feel free to email either of the authors.

This work is licensed under the Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.