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 {{http://​ec1.images-amazon.com/​images/​I/​51FS7FDC5BL._AA240_.jpg?​nolink |Digging Numbers'​ cover}} These exercises are based on the textbook "​Digging Numbers"​ by Mike Fletcher and Gary Lock (ISBN 978-0947816698). This book is an introduction to statistics written for archaeologists by archaeologists. It consists of four parts, the third being about practical examples of application using known commercial statistical software. These pages are meant to provide a "​translation"​ of the same exercises using free software. {{http://​ec1.images-amazon.com/​images/​I/​51FS7FDC5BL._AA240_.jpg?​nolink |Digging Numbers'​ cover}} These exercises are based on the textbook "​Digging Numbers"​ by Mike Fletcher and Gary Lock (ISBN 978-0947816698). This book is an introduction to statistics written for archaeologists by archaeologists. It consists of four parts, the third being about practical examples of application using known commercial statistical software. These pages are meant to provide a "​translation"​ of the same exercises using free software.
  
-Please bear in mind that this tutorial is not a substitute for a complete book of quantitative archaeology or statistics. Currently it's going to be hard to follow the tutorials without having //Digging Numbers// with you. Maybe in the future we will add more content to this book, but at the moment it's quite useless if taken alone.+Please bear in mind that this tutorial is not a substitute for a complete book of quantitative archaeology or statistics. Currently it's going to be hard to follow the tutorials without having //Digging Numbers// with you. Maybe in the future we will add more content to this website, but at the moment it's quite useless if taken alone.
  
 {{ diggingnumbers:​rlogo.jpg?​nolink|R}}Our first software choice is the **''​R''​** statistical suite. {{ diggingnumbers:​rlogo.jpg?​nolink|R}}Our first software choice is the **''​R''​** statistical suite.
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 <code C>> ls()</​code>​ <code C>> ls()</​code>​
  
-From now on, text that comes formatted like above means "this is a command"​. We won't be omitting the initial ''>'',​ so you **can'​t** ​copy & paste commands straight ​in the **''​R''​** window, ​but rather ​you must type. This is not as bad as it sounds.+From now on, text that comes formatted like above means "this is a command"​. We won't be omitting the initial ''>'',​ so if you wish to copy & paste commands ​from this tutorial ​straight ​into the **''​R''​** window, you need to avoid highlighting the ">"​. ​ In general however, it is best if you type out the commands. This is not as bad as it sounds ​and will actually help you learn the program commands.
  
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