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Useful R Packages for Data Scientists

Tomaz Kastrun has a nice collection of useful R packages for data scientists:

Among thousand of R packages available on CRAN (with all the  mirror sites) or Github and any developer’s repository.

Many useful functions are available in many different R packages, many of the same functionalities also in different packages, so it all boils down to user preferences and work, that one decides to use particular package. From the perspective of a statistician and data scientist, I will cover the essential and major packages in sections. And by no means, this is not a definite list, and only a personal preference.

Click through for Tomaz’s recommendations.