Basic Statistics and Data Analysis

Data sets for book "Basic Statistics and Data Analysis" by Larry J. Kitchens.

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Alan T. Arnholt

BSDA: Functions and data sets for the text Basic Statistics and Data Analysis

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The package is available for download from CRAN.

You may download the most recent version using the devtools function install_github() to install BSDA in R.

However, you need to make sure you're set up to develop packages. This is platform specific:

  • On Windows, download and install Rtools.
  • On the Mac, make sure you have Xcode installed.
  • On Linux, make sure you have the R-dev packages installed.

You can check everything is installed correctly with the has_devel() function from the devtools package. Type the following at the R prompt:

install.packages("devtools", dependencies = TRUE)    

If everything is installed correctly, the function will print some output and then return TRUE.

To install the BSDA package, type the following at the R prompt:


It is possible to install BSDA with GIT and the R CMD build assuming you have GIT installed and the appropriate tools to build R from source.

git clone
R CMD build BSDA


Reference manual

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1.2.0 by Alan T. Arnholt, 7 months ago

Browse source code at

Authors: Alan T. Arnholt [aut, cre], Ben Evans [aut]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL (>= 2) license

Imports e1071

Depends on lattice

Suggests ggplot2, dplyr, tidyr

Imported by IIS, NPMOD, NSM3, bridger2, rcompanion.

Suggested by CIplot, mice.

See at CRAN