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This is the online version of the O’Reilly book: Efficient R programming.

To build the book:

- Install the latest version of R
- If you are using RStudio, make sure that’s up-to-date as well

Install the book dependencies.

`## Make sure you are using the latest version of `devtools` ## Older versions do not work. devtools::install_github("csgillespie/efficientR")`

- Clone the efficientR repo
- If you are using
`RStudio`

, open`index.Rmd`

and click`Knit`

.- Alternatively, use the bundled
`Makefile`

- Alternatively, use the bundled

Colin Gillespie is Senior lecturer (Associate professor) at Newcastle University, UK. He has been running R courses for over five years at a variety of levels, ranging from beginners to advanced programming. His research interests are high performance statistical computing and Bayesian statistics.

Robin Lovelace is a Research Fellow in the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, which specialises in the handling of large datasets. Robin has 5 years using R for academic research and 3 years teaching R at all levels. Robin developed the popular tutorial Introduction to Visualising Spatial Data in R and authored Spatial Microsimulation with R Lovelace and Dumont (2016). Robin has used R on mission-critical contracts, including the creation of a nationally scalable interactive online mapping tool for the UK’s Department for Transport (DfT) (see www.pct.bike).

Lovelace, Robin, and Morgane Dumont. 2016. *Spatial Microsimulation with R*. CRC Press. http://robinlovelace.net/spatial-microsim-book/.

**Table of Contents:**

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The book is available, here.

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