Data Acquisition

  • Robert A. Muenchen
  • Joseph M. Hilbe
Part of the Statistics and Computing book series (SCO)


R can read or import data from a wide range of sources. It includes a data editor for manual input, and it can access files in text as well as Stata format. For other topics, such as reading importing data from relational databases, see the R Data Import/Export manual [39].


Text File Data Frame Warning Message Data Editor Head Line 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Statistical Consulting Center, Stokeley Management CenterUniversity of Tennessee Office of Information TechnologyKnoxvilleUSA
  2. 2.FlorenceUSA

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