Having skills in organising, rearranging and summarising data is crucial for students and researchers in all sciences. On these pages, we give some guidance for data manipulation that can save a lot of time when it comes to analysing data and making effective figures.
- Making new variables
- Subsetting data – selecting rows and columns
- Summarising data – extracting summary statistics
- Combining data sets – joining entire data sets, or parts by matching rows
- Reshaping data between wide and long formats
Author: Alistair Poore
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