Episode 6: Importing Data from External Sources

Episode 6 · January 31st, 2016 · 54 mins 3 secs

About this Episode

In this episode: Listener feedback and importing data from external sources into R. We dive into the basics of importing delimited text files using read.table and its varients. We also discuss recommendations for importing MS Excel spreadsheet files, relational databases such as MySQL, data from HTML tables, and files produced by other statistical computing packages.