This is the third part of the series of articles on R vocabulary. In this series, we explore most of the functions mentioned in Chapter 2 of the book Advanced R.

This is the second part of the series of articles on R vocabulary. In this series, we explore most of the functions mentioned in Chapter 2 of the book Advanced R.

To be a proficient R user, you need to read and understand the material in the book Advanced R by Hadley Wickham. The second chapter in this book is on vocabulary - a list of functions from the base, stats and utils packages which all R users should be familiar with.

In this post, we explore the functionality provided by the plyr package. The ideas behind this package are described in this paper by Hadley Wickham. However, rather than trying to understand the theoretical underpinnings of the package, we look at some of the useful functions provided by this package and how they work.

In a series of articles, I will be analysing Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket matches using data from cricsheet and using the R programming language. Cricsheet is an excellent website which provides ball-by-ball data for a large number of cricket matches.

This is the 2nd in the series of articles to analyse IPL cricket matches using data from cricsheet. The first article in the series can be found here.
The first article showed you how to load the information pertaining to the matches into five main tables.

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