# Useful R packages

Just a short summary of some packages and tutorial I am using and like to use

The R bible: The R Book

## Data handling

Packages:

The tidyverse packages:

loading Excel data with readxl

loading data with readr package

data handling with dplyr package

… and more in the the tidyverse package

## Statistical analyses

Variable distributions (visual example)

Linear model with normally distributed residuals:

Linear model with other residuals distribution:

Non-linear models:

General additive model: a great tutorial

Mixed effect models (using lm4):

nice visualization to understand the process behind Mixed-effect models

Structural Equation Modeling:

the Bible for SEM: Jon Lefcheck book

Spatio-temporal analyses with R:

Bayesian statistics:

lecture using Stan

## Extracting results

“ggeffect” package to extract model estimates (package)

## Plotting results

ggplot make your life easy and pretty

ggpubr an Add-On to ggplot2:

Gantt charts with granttrify package (demo)