S Programming (2000)
William N. Venables, Brian D. Ripley
Technical informationPublisher: Springer. Pages: 265. Book in English. 1ed, 2000.
DescriptionThrough reference on the S language (which incarnates today on the R and S-Plus statistical packages). Excellent basis for acquiring a sound understanding of the underpinnings of the language, including classes (old [S3] and new style ), using compiled code, strategies for dealing with large amounts of data, code optimization and differences between S-Plus and R.
2) The S language: Syntax and semantics
3) The S language: Advanced aspects
5) New-style classes
6) Using compiled code
7) General strategies and extended examples
8) S software development
9) Interfaces under Windows
Appendix 1) Compiling and loading code
Appendix 2) The interactive environment
Appendix 3) BATCH operation