Chapter 10 Basic Tidyverse Concepts
In this chapter we will introduce a few tools from the tidyverse set of R-packages:
- the pipe operator
%>%for chaining function calls in a convenient and readable way;
tibbleclass, a variant of the data frame that is especially suitable for large data sets;
- data manipulation functions from the dplyr package suitable for use with the pipe operator:
mutate()for transforming variables;
summarise()for numerical summaries of data.