Getting started with R, for Stata users

November 19, 2013

(This article was first published on Revolutions, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

If you learned statistics using  Stata software but have an interest in learning the R language, it's worth checking out R~Stata: Notes on Exporing Data by Princeton's Oscar Torres-Reyna. D-Lab's Laura Nelson provides an overview, but in short it's a collection of 30 PDF slides that introduces R for Stata users, and provides translation tables like the one below converting R and Stata code for various tasks:

R for Stata Users

Stata users should also check out Bob Muenchen's book R for Stata Users and the companion on-line training course. Princeton also has a good list of other resources for getting started with R for data analysis

D-Lab: A Quick and Easy Way to Turn Your Stata Knowledge into R Knowledge 

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