Preview: What Is R?
by Dr. Nick Bearman
In this preview chapter, we discuss what R is and why it is different to many other Geographic Information System (GIS) programs.
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While R has some limitations, it also has many benefits and advantages compared to other GIS. We will discuss some of these advantages and set the scene for the rest of the book.
In this preview chapter, you will learn to script basic R programs and make some simple maps using R.
This complete chapter, What Is R? will teach you about:
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